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[[File:Gay flag.svg|thumb|261x261px|A six-band [[Rainbow flag (LGBT)|rainbow flag]] representing LGBT people]]
 
[[File:Gay flag.svg|thumb|261x261px|A six-band [[Rainbow flag (LGBT)|rainbow flag]] representing LGBT people]]
   
'''''LGBT''''' or '''''GLBT''''' is an [[initialism]] that stands for [[lesbian]], [[gay men|gay]], [[bisexual]], and [[transgender]]. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism '''''LGB''''', which began to replace the term ''gay'' in reference to the broader [[LGBT community]] beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s.<ref>''Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary'', Volume 1, Part 1. Gale Research Co., 1985, {{ISBN|978-0-8103-0683-7}}.
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'''''{{dfn|LGBT}}''''' or '''''{{dfn|GLBT}}''''' is an [[initialism]] that stands for [[lesbian]], [[gay men|gay]], [[bisexual]], and [[transgender]]. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism '''''{{dfn|LGB}}''''', which began to replace the term ''gay'' in reference to the broader [[LGBT community]] beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s.<ref>''Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary'', Volume 1, Part 1. Gale Research Co., 1985, {{ISBN|978-0-8103-0683-7}}.
 
[https://books.google.com/books?id=JDtUAAAAMAAJ Factsheet five, Issues 32–36, Mike Gunderloy, 1989]</ref> The initialism, as well as some of its common variants, functions as an [[umbrella term]] for [[Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures|sexuality and gender identity]].<ref>{{Cite journal|last1=Parent|first1=Mike C.|last2=DeBlaere|first2=Cirleen|last3=Moradi|first3=Bonnie|date=June 2013|title=Approaches to Research on Intersectionality: Perspectives on Gender, LGBT, and Racial/Ethnic Identities|journal=Sex Roles|volume=68|issue=11–12|pages=639–645|doi=10.1007/s11199-013-0283-2|s2cid=144285021}}</ref>
 
[https://books.google.com/books?id=JDtUAAAAMAAJ Factsheet five, Issues 32–36, Mike Gunderloy, 1989]</ref> The initialism, as well as some of its common variants, functions as an [[umbrella term]] for [[Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures|sexuality and gender identity]].<ref>{{Cite journal|last1=Parent|first1=Mike C.|last2=DeBlaere|first2=Cirleen|last3=Moradi|first3=Bonnie|date=June 2013|title=Approaches to Research on Intersectionality: Perspectives on Gender, LGBT, and Racial/Ethnic Identities|journal=Sex Roles|volume=68|issue=11–12|pages=639–645|doi=10.1007/s11199-013-0283-2|s2cid=144285021}}</ref>
   

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