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Sexual minorities

LC control no.sh2004003385
LC classificationHQ73 HQ77.95
Topical headingSexual minorities
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Variant(s)Gender minorities
GLBT people
GLBTQ people
Lesbigay people
LBG people
LGBT people
LGBTQ people
Non-heterosexual people
Sexual dissidents
See alsoheadings for individual sexual minorities, and headings containing a term for an individual sexual minority, e.g., Asexual people; Bisexuals; Gays; Christian lesbians; Gender-nonconforming youth; Intersex athletes; Older transsexuals; Transgender librarians
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Found inLC database, Sept. 20, 2004 (sexual minorities), Sept. 20, 2004 ("Sexual minorities defined by sexual orientation and gender identity -- gay/lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people ..."; "LGBT (or GLBT) is an acronym used as a collective term to refer to lesbians, gays, bixexuals, and transgender people LGB")
WWW, Sept. 20, 2004 (Google search: sexual minorities; sexual dissidents; LBG people; LGBT people; GLBT people; lesbigay people)
UNESCO thesaurus (gender minorities)
Eaton, L.E. Constructing rainbow classrooms : non-heterosexual students' journey toward safer schools, 2005: p. 17 (The term "non-heterosexual" is used in this study to denote all students who describe their sexuality as different, although they may not necessarily identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. In some cases, students choose to use the "Q" in LGBTQ to mean that they are questioning their sexuality and do not identify with any one particular category) p. 18 (LGBT youth) p. 23 (non-heterosexuals)
Double-tongued word wrester dictionary, via WWW, May 20, 2006 (LGBTQ adj. having a sexual orientation other than heterosexual)
Colgate University Office of LGBTQ Initiatives WWW home page, May 20, 2006 (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students; LGBTQ faculty, staff, students and alumni; the LGBTQ community)
GLBTQ : an encyc. of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer culture, via WWW, June 2, 2006 (in article on Spirituality: glbtq individuals; glbtq communities; glbtq community; glbtq people)
Famous GLBTQ people Web site, June 2, 2006.
Not found inWomen's thesaurus