Why We Use GRSVP Instead of LGBT+


My Name is Riley | MNIR

Our communities fully came together as a movement 50 years ago. Yet a lot of those who participated in the Stonewall Riots still aren’t represented in the current acronyms: LGBT+ or LGBTQIA.

Even today, there are large portions of our community that had so little attention brought to them that even people in the community think they’re impossible and that they don’t exist.

But this is, hopefully, where all of that changes.

When talking about people that aren’t Straight, I don’t want everyone to think Gay. I want them to think of Sexual Variants – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Pansexual, Omnisexual, Greysexual, and Asexual, etc.

When people are talking about those who aren’t or don’t present as Cisgender, I don’t want them to just think of Trans/Transgender. I want them to think of Gender Variants – Trans, Non-Binary, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, Demigenders, Genderflux, and Gender Non-Conforming, etc.

When people are talking about…

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