Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Thu Aug 7 16:36:52 UTC 2014

For what it's worth, I first encountered "QUILTBAG" in connection with a 
short-lived webcomic by that name, written by T Campbell (better known 
for "Penny and Aggie" and "The Guilded Age"). The comic ran for about 
four months in early 2012.

Jim Parish

On 8/6/2014 10:13 PM, Bill Mullins wrote:
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      QUILTBAG
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> This is a new one on me:
> " It stands for Queer/Questioning=2C Undecided=2C Intersex=2C Lesbian=2C Tr=
> ansgender/Transsexual=2C Bisexual=2C Allied/Asexual=2C Gay/Genderqueer. It =
> is meant to be a more inclusive term than GLBT/LGBT and to be more pronounc=
> eable (and memorable) than some of the other variations or extensions on th=
> e GLBT/LGBT abbreviation."
> http://queerdictionary.tumblr.com/post/3899608042/quiltbag
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