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Postby Spankymonkey » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:44 am

Spankymonkey wrote:Is it possible to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual all at the same time then or is there a conjunction missing somewhere from that ad?

Hairyloon wrote:Lesbian is a sub-class of gay...

But being a woman is not a subclass of man.

Hairyloon wrote:and I don't think being transsexual precludes one from being gay,

It doesn't include it either.

Hairyloon wrote:Interesting point, since the organisation generally deals with mental illness.I imagine that depends on what you mean by "suffering", and also by "illness".

The ordinary meaning of those words should suffice.
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Postby Boo » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:26 pm

There are plenty of LGBT support groups who will welcome those who classify (and those yet to classify) themselves as transvestites and cross dressers.

LGBT is a well known acronym. Does it need the extra letters?

I think you'll be okay wearing a dress to the interview hairy, as long as you can demonstrate that you recognise issues that come with being a man in a dress.
It's not helpful to just say, "this floaty dress is lovely and airy".
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Postby Hairyloon » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:25 am

Boo wrote:It's not helpful to just say, "this floaty dress is lovely and airy".

I wasn't planning to wear that one. ;)
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