What is LGBTQIAP2? The Queer Term Which Also Includes Pansexual, Asexual, Intersexual and Two Spirit
Most of us are aware that LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender – but for some, the term is gradually expanding to include other identities and orientations. The term LGBTQIAP2 stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual and Two Spirit. In the 1980s, the acronym LGBT arose after activist groups campaigned for an inclusive description for non-straight and transgender people. Over time, it has grown to recognize and include other sexual and gender orientations. For some people, though, the grouping together of lots of identities can be problematic.
April 12 / Pink News