While LGBTQ people have existed for as long as straight people have, we’re getting more recognition than ever before. Today, an estimated 4.5% of U.S. residents identify as LGBTQ, and that statistic is only based on those of us who are “out”.
Other estimates place the percentage of LGBTQ folks at 10% or higher. Plus, recent studies have found that as many as 20% of millennials identify as LGBTQ.
One thing’s for sure, we’re gaining more visibility. Nonetheless, many people still wonder what the LGBTQ acronym stands for. [Read more…] about What Does LGBTQ Stand for?