Hi. I'm Amanda. And I'm Queer.
Specifically, I'm bisexual and polyamorous. If you've watched me for a while, you may well know this. But this is not me coming out.
This is me owning a term. I'm Queer.
This means I am *not* (or prefer to not be called) LGBT or LGBTQ or LGBTQ+ or LGBTQIA or LGBTQIA+ or LGBTQQIAA2S+ or LGBTQQIP2SAA or LGBTIQCAPGNGFNBA. Yes, I have legit seen those last three actually used or proposed. And, honestly, that's why I'm Queer. I have no patience for the "alphabet soup."
I love the English language. I don't like to see it marred by such clumsy things as ever-expanding initialisms. I love inclusiveness, but this sil