Umbrella term used to denote individuals from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer/Questioning Community.
Additional notes and information
It is worth being aware that variations of this term exist, such as LGB, LGBT, GLBT, LGBTQ+ and LGBTI. The last of these explicitly includes Intersex people (I). There are also versions that encompass Asexual people (for example, LGBTQA). Broadly speaking, these acronyms group together individuals who have a non-normative gender identity or sexuality.
Definition based on
(3) EIGE experts.