People who are unsure about/do not want to associate with any identity, or people from identities other than commonly known.
The questioning phase of one's sexuality and gender is exploring identity by people who may still be unsure of what they identify as, or those who do not wish to identify themselves with particular labels. Often added as a "Q" in "LGBTQ", it signifies that it is okay to not know, and you could be anything from all the identities that are there. There are many more sexualities and gender identities that exist apart from LGBT. They are all discussed in this category.
Frequently Asked Questions
What pronouns do I use, if I am questioning?
You can use they/them. Some people even use their assigned pronoun and the pronoun they strongly feel for (ex. I am she/her, they/them).
How many identities exist?
Facebook gives you an option for 56 genders and there are multiple sexualities as well. However, it might be possible that you are defined by none of them, and that's okay. It is about what you identify as, you can create your own label.
Stories on this topic
Coming Out: planning ahead, testing the waters, environment, support systems, and safety.
Vyom Raisurana, Oct 17 2020
Coming out of the closet can be an intimidating and daunting process for many. Hiding or lying about one’s identity can be a very frustrating experience.
Coming out of the closet can be an intimidating and daunting process for many.
LGBTQ Local support chapters, helplines, resources, etc in the USA
Chetana Chaudhury, Oct 15 2020
An assist is so a noble and precious gift you'll offer to somebody. Supporting individuals around oneself is Godly! after we offer cheerfully and settle for appreciatively, most are blessed.
An assist is so a noble and precious gift you'll offer to somebody.
LGBTQ and STIs
Rich Mancuso, Oct 14 2020
2020 is finally coming to a close and many of us couldn't be happier. Politics aside, there is a great deal to be concerned about when thinking about our future, environment, and our health.
2020 is finally coming to a close and many of us couldn't be happier.
What does each letter in LGBTQ stand for?
Chetana Chaudhury, Oct 01 2020
LGBTQ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning. The term has been in use since the 1990s and is an up-gradation to the term LGB (Lesbian Gay Bisexual).
LGBTQ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning.