This list is not inclusive to all people within the community and the plus represents other identities not covered within the acronym. In the past this field was known as Lesbian and Gay psychology. In addition, the "Q" stands for Queer which includes sexual identities and behaviours that go beyond traditional sex and gender labels, roles, and expectations. It is important to note that the word "queer" was historically a slur used towards people within the community. Those who identify as queer today have reclaimed this label as self-identification.
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For years, friendships between straight women and gay men have been a subject of pop culture fascination. Why are straight women so drawn to having gay men as friends? And when do these relationships typically form? At first glance, this explanation may seem quite counterintuitive. However, this is precisely the reasoning behind my approach. With heterosexual men who, by definition, are sexually attracted to women , the process is longer—and potentially more fraught—because men may be grappling with their own sexual impulses.