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what does LGBT mean
An umbrella term for people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from cultural expectations based on the sex they were assigned at birth. Being transgender does not imply any specific sexual orientation. Therefore, transgender people may identify as straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, etc.
A general term used for a variety of conditions in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual anatomy that doesn’t seem to fit the typical definitions of female or male.
Denoting or relating to a person who does not subscribe to conventional gender distinctions, but identifies with neither, both or a combination of male and female genders.
A non-binary gender experience that refers to a wide multiplicity of genders that can (or not) tend to the infinite (meaning that this experience can go beyond the current knowledge of genders). This experience can be either simultaneously or over time.
A term that can be literally translated as ‘without gender.’ It can be seen either as a non-binary gender identity or as a statement of not having a gender identity. People who identify as agender may describe themselves as one or more of the following: genderless, lacking gender or gender neutral.
A gender identity that refers to a gender that varies over time. A gender fluid person may at any time identify as male, female, neutrois or any other non-binary identity, or some combination of identities. Their gender can also vary at random or vary in response to different circumstances.
A woman who is emotionally, romantically or sexually attracted to other women.
A person emotionally, romantically or sexually attracted to more than one sex, gender or gender identity, though not necessarily simultaneously in the same way or to the same degree.
The sexual attraction, romantic love or emotional attraction toward people regardless of their sex or gender identity.
The lack of a sexual attraction or desire for other people.
The attraction to multiple genders. Bisexuality and pansexuality are forms of polysexuality. Polysexuality generally rejects the idea of a gender binary, the idea that there are only two genders (male and female), rather than a spectrum of genders.
Calling all gamers! The Zebra Coalition Youth Center has been technologically enhanced. Come play all sorts of games with your fellow gamers. Accessible for your entertainment is the brand new Promethean screen with connection to the Xbox Console plus Kinect. Come play video games, apps or our collection of classic board games.We also welcome new games you are welcome to bring. We hope to see your skills real soon! (Ages 13-24.)
Is it your birthday this month? Did you just accomplish something in your life? Did you pass a test, get a job or have new and exciting experience? Well come meet up with other LGBT+ youth to celebrate your accomplishment. We will be celebrating with great food, games and company. (Ages 13-24.)
skillZ is a group for those interested in self empowerment, self development, leadership and community outreach. You will build skills and values that will give you a foundation for success in the workplace and in life. (Ages 18-24.)
With the growing awareness of transgender topics, Zebra Coalition is offering a gender variant meetup to support youth. This meetup will focus on discussions regarding gender identification, healthy living, finding support and other topics that will meet the needs of the participants. (Ages 13-17.)
Are you looking to workout? Tone your way into shape at ZebraFit! Get fit with others who are supportive of the LGBT+ community. Sweat it out with different instructors or with the guidance of an instructor through the amazing Xbox One Kinect.
Work out attire required. (The following types of clothing are not permitted: denim, cargo shorts/pants, dress shoes, open toe shoes, sandals etc.) (Ages 13–24.)
Get ready for an hour of extreme creativity, mess and exploration in the Art with Purpose! Each week, we will delve into different topics and express out thoughts through various media of art with other art lovers. Forms of art include painting, photography, digital, collage and much more. No artistic experience needed; everyone is welcome to come explore, express and experience the power of art! (Ages 13-24.)
Come participate in this journey Your WAY to gain self-awareness and identify ways of taking control of your life. Help create a safe place to reflect, process, become empowered and learn about yourself with the support of your peers. (Ages 13-24.)
Do you love music? Do you want to learn more about how music can be used in the ways you care for yourself? Do song lyrics often come to mind as ways to describe how you feel? Do you like creating beats with digital apps? Then Music That Moves You is the meetup for you! (Ages 13-24.)
Explore Life. Explore Film. Explore You. Join other movie enthusiasts at Zebra’s Cinema Safari and learn to understand yourself, others and themes more objectively through cinematic exploration. Watch a movie and stay to discuss your experience. (Ages 13-24 and ages 17-24 when movie is rated R.)
iStories: Let’s Get Digital. Explore the art of digital storytelling in this exciting series presented by interACTionZ. Foster your own creativity and learn the art of storytelling through various digital mediums. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore your own stories and share what’s important to you. (Ages 13-24.)
(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) rainbow flag, representing diversity, based on the one designed in 1978.