So what does the F in LGBTF actually stand for?
The F in the LGBTF initialism stands for “friends” sometimes also known as Allies – although Allies might have a little more activism element to them. Friends are those people who don’t identify as being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender but want to be supportive of the LGBT rights movement.
It’s not that common to see LGBTF and is a relatively new addition to the LGBT initialism. There has been criticism of the term with some asserting that friends or allies do not need to have a letter in the LGBT initialism.
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