The Brief: Alphabet mafia is a slang term for the LGBTQ+ community.

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The term alphabet mafia references the many letters in the LGBTQIA+ acronym. It’s commonly used among people who are LGBTQ+ to refer to and address each other. “Mafia” is playfully included to suggest that LGBTQ+ people are a group to be reckoned with.

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#stitch with @kamironx I’m a lieutenant in the alphabet mafia 😏#CancelTheNoise #UpTheBeat #lgbt #gay #alphabetmafia

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