GLBTQI

GLBTQI

gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, intersex (an abbreviation for those who do not identify themselves as heterosexual.)
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Gender passing refers to a survival mechanism in which women "act male" in order to be taken seriously and to avoid negative images associated with being female, subsequently extending the term used by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender, otherwise queer, or intersexed (GLBTQI) youth.
Educators and counselors utilizing a queer lens in relationship with students and groups who define their sexual orientation and identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, or intersexual (GLBTQI) cultivate safe spaces for expression and discussion of daily tensions and dilemma.