Is It an LGTB or a LGTB?

It’s an LGTB. Since the abbreviation LGTB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) begins with a vowel sound (we say "an L"), it takes the article "an".

It’s an LGTB. Since the abbreviation LGTB (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) begins with a vowel sound (we say "an L"), it takes the article "an".

She is an LGBT activist from Spain.

She is a LGBT activist from Spain.

Remember, when choosing between "a" and "an", it's the sound, not the spelling, which is important.

How do you feel about being an LGBT person living in Mexico?

Follow the same strategy with the abbreviations LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex), LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer), and LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex).

He is a member of an LGBTI community in France.

According to the study, about 7% of Americans consider themselves to have an LGBTQ identity.

Similarly, we say an L, an LDL (High-Density Lipoprotein), etc.

Learn how to find the area of an L-shaped figure.

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