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The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA), a leading resource on journalistic style, chimes in on the LGBT vs. GLBT debate: “The NLGJA stylebook supplement does not give explicit guidance, but only lists ‘LGBT’ as an option, perhaps revealing a preference.” A commenter chimes in: “Our college campus’ group . . . technically referred to themselves as LGBTQQIA—-the last part was queer (as in studies?), questioning, intersexed and (straight) allies. Most people were confused, even some gays. They ended up changing their name to ‘prism.'”

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