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29-01-2013, 11:18 AM
LGBT
Some time ago, there was a discussion here on the forum regarding the LGBT community. More specifically, we were speaking about "transgender" or "transexual" individuals. From what I gathered, it seems that these two terms are viewed negatively by the LGBT community. (I'd link to the thread if I could remember what it was called)

I'm writing a story at the moment in which a character is a part of the LGBT community, and I'd like it to be as socially accurate as possible. Written as though it wasn't penned by a straight guy who knows fuck-all about LGBT and what certain people wish to be called. So, are "transexual" or "transgender" labels that are frowned upon? If so, what is the prefered description?

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29-01-2013, 11:30 AM
RE: LGBT
As I understand, Transgender is the appropriate term.

But why not ask someone who is transgender?

http://www.reddit.com/r/asktransgender
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29-01-2013, 11:34 AM (This post was last modified: 29-01-2013 11:45 AM by Vera.)
RE: LGBT
The offensive "term" is tranny.
EDIT: And this is the thread.

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