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Elle Brought Together LGBT People To Fight Ignorance And Our Archaic Understanding Of Sexuality

"Gender is who you go to bed as, and sexuality is who you go to bed with."

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Elle India recently did a wonderful project in which four people spoke about their LGBT identities.

The project is intended to highlight lesser-known queer identities, Elle India's digital editor Rochelle Pinto told BuzzFeed.
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The project is intended to highlight lesser-known queer identities, Elle India's digital editor Rochelle Pinto told BuzzFeed.

Each person first explained where they lie on the spectrum.

"I am non-binary which means I don't identify as a boy or a girl."
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"I am non-binary which means I don't identify as a boy or a girl."

"Hi, I'm Elsz, I'm cisgender. And cisgender means that I was born a woman."
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"Hi, I'm Elsz, I'm cisgender. And cisgender means that I was born a woman."

"My name is Rishika, and I am genderqueer. I am as much a man as I am a woman."
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"My name is Rishika, and I am genderqueer. I am as much a man as I am a woman."

"Hi, my name is Josie Paris, I am a woman."
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"Hi, my name is Josie Paris, I am a woman."

They then explained the hardships they endure because of ignorance about queer identities.

They went on to explain that gender and sexuality are two different things.

And that everything shouldn't be black and white.

Finally, they asked that everyone just be a little more respectful.

You can check out the Elle video here:

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And read their original article here.