A good article can be read on The New Yorker about a Muslim filmmaker who came out and soon after his mom died and he blamed himself for it for years. I had to make note of this paragraph:


from The New Yorker

That mysterious Q has appeared again. Sometimes it’s just BLTG which really should just be BTG because saying gay and lesbian is redundant because gay means both gay and lesbian.

How about we just say the AS community for all sexuals. Or maybe the I community for identity as it seems to all be about identity issues.

If we are going to have these letters come and go we should do that with HIV/AIDS and sometimes call it IDV/IDS or simply ISD for immune system deficiency or ISI for immune system issues.