Ritchie, The Pertinence of Perry to the Continuing Criminalization of LGBTQQ People, 37 N.Y.U.
Ritchie is a police misconduct attorney who has engaged in extensive research, litigation, and advocacy on profiling and policing of women, girls and LGBTQQ people of color.
Some variants include a second Q (LGBTQQ
, GLBTQQ), which indicates "questioning." Some discussions place those who are questioning their sexual and/or gender identity into the Queer category.
I reject as a rather monstrous construction this new trend of using LGBTQ (not to mention LGBTQQ
) as a catch-all to describe the identity of any and every individual who somehow is not now, or someday will not be, heterosexual.
WHERE TO GO FOR INFO AND SUPPORT IF YOU ARE LGBTQQ
(LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXIAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER AND QUESTIONING)
In 2012, Taylor and Peter published the first national study assessing Canadian high school students' perceptions of school climate pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ