LGBT+

Since we grow up in a world where it is assumed that we will be straight, we don't receive a lot of education on the LGBTQ+ community. Most places receive zero education, as decades of homophobia and gay erasure rear their ugly heads even in modern society.

So curiosity from straight people is natural. It's welcome. It only helps break down the walls between our communities.

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A transgender man from Australia shared a huge catharsis with the internet following his top surgery.

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A transgender shopper has been sent a personal letter of apology from British retailer Marks & Spencer after staff refused to let them try on clothes in the menswear changing rooms.

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Being someone who is in the LGBTQIA+ community, I always really appreciate open conversation with people outside the community. There's no shame in asking questions--it's best to foster the conversation rather than make assumptions. But straight people will always have questions. Here are some of them.

u/VictorAnichebend asked: [Serious] Straight people of Reddit, what questions do you have for LGBT people you'd be too embarrassed to ask in person?

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Chelsea Mitchell, a student athlete, filed a case against trans students participating on the track team.

She claims it's "unfair" for trans girls to race against her in the sport.

However, shortly after filing the case, she beat another fellow sprinter—who happened to be a trans girl.

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