Question for the LGBT Community?

First i hope not to insult or make anyone uncomfortable. I support yall, have fun, have love and have luck. However there is one thing that i do find a tiny bit confusing and courious. So i decided to ask, because the way ignorance will continue is if we dont ask questions to learn, right? Ok so i know LGBT stands... show more First i hope not to insult or make anyone uncomfortable. I support yall, have fun, have love and have luck. However there is one thing that i do find a tiny bit confusing and courious. So i decided to ask, because the way ignorance will continue is if we dont ask questions to learn, right?

Ok so i know LGBT stands for
Lesbian
Gay
Bisexual
Transgender
All cool
But ive also seen LGBTQ on signs posters, posts ect. Standing for
Lesbian
Gay
Bi
Transgender
Queer
Again all cool but...isnt gay and queer the same thing? If not whats the diffrence?

Thank you
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