Category: Gay & Lesbian

Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus

Toward Acceptance: Sexual Orientation Issues on Campus

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What we do know is that LGBTQ2 youth are overrepresented in the homeless youth population. A new fall 2013 initiative to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer demographic questions on registration forms at community and technical colleges in Washington State. And the statistics bear out that birth parents often have no problem with their kids being raised by same-sex couples, he added. "Interestingly, we find that a small percentage, but enough to be noteworthy, [of birth mothers] make a conscious decision to place with gay men, so they can be the only mother in their child's life," Brodzinsky said.
One Teacher in Ten: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell Their

One Teacher in Ten: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell Their

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While sexuality is not part of official census data, studies have  shown that around 3-8% of the populations is gay. Co. [1973]) conducted in 1973 and The Hunt Study in 1974 were roughly in keeping with Kinsey's findings and also subject to similar criticisms. MARTIN: STDs being sexually transmitted diseases. These questions can be categorized into four areas: Who, What, Where, and When. Recent critiques of these studies have suggested that, because of their dependence on self-identification, they may have undercounted the true prevalence of people with a history of same-sex behavior or desire.
Allies at Work: Creating a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and

Allies at Work: Creating a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and

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More Islamic doctrine regarding lying is different than what Christians (among others, but Christianity is what I am familiar with) might expect. Julian Burger is Visiting Professor at the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex in t... Current information on the scope and nature of child sexual abuse. Riot officers wearing helmets and armed with nightsticks descended on the scene. The QRIHE’s primary purpose is to conceive, administer and support national research for LGBT issues in higher education.
The New Testament - Addressing the Gay Question (Including

The New Testament - Addressing the Gay Question (Including

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Examples include: Legal discrimination in access to health insurance, employment, housing, marriage, adoption, and retirement benefits Lack of social programs targeted to and/or appropriate for LGBT youth, adults, and elders The physical environment that contributes to healthy LGBT individuals includes: LGBT health requires specific attention from health care and public health professionals to address a number of disparities, including: LGBT youth are 2 to 3 times more likely to attempt suicide. 15 LGBT youth are more likely to be homeless. 16, 17, 18 Lesbians are less likely to get preventive services for cancer. 19, 20 Gay men are at higher risk of HIV and other STDs, especially among communities of color. 21 Lesbians and bisexual females are more likely to be overweight or obese. 22 Transgender individuals have a high prevalence of HIV/STDs, 23 victimization, 24 mental health issues, 25 and suicide 26 and are less likely to have health insurance than heterosexual or LGB individuals. 27 Elderly LGBT individuals face additional barriers to health because of isolation and a lack of social services and culturally competent providers. 28 LGBT populations have the highest rates of tobacco, 29, 30 alcohol, 30, 31 and other drug use. 30, 32, 33 A number of issues will need to continue to be evaluated and addressed over the coming decade, including: Prevention of violence and homicide toward the LGB community, and especially the transgender population 1 McLaughlin KA, Hatzenbuehler ML, Keyes KM.
Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis

Homosexuality in Cold War America: Resistance and the Crisis

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The bottom line, Stacey said, is that people who say children need both a father and a mother in the home are misrepresenting the research, most of which compares children of single parents to children of married couples. S. population identifies as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, or transgender. 16 (Estimates for the various subgroups vary further; for example, one estimate puts the percentage of transgender people at less than 1%. 17 ) Although it's often simpler to refer to “the LGBT population,” providers must recognize that LGBT people aren't all alike.
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by

Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us by

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For the first time in 2014, Funders for LGBTQ Issues began tracking funding that addresses the over-criminalization of LGBTQ people. Well, according to my Zondervan NIV Study Bible: [This Hebrew word] can refer to right conduct toward one's fellowman or loyalty to the Lord or both — the sum total of what God requires of his servants. […] The same Hebrew word is translated 'love' in v. 4. Sylvia’s Place at Metropolitan Community Church Provides social services for the homeless and the hungry, including people living with HIV/AIDS, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) youth.
Co-Ed Found Cheating: Sara Makes Tina Serve as Her Personal

Co-Ed Found Cheating: Sara Makes Tina Serve as Her Personal

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Overall, we located more than 500 published papers. Unemployed people have higher mortality and more illness and disability than those who are employed (AIHW 2008). The results confirmed that 20% of youth in the shelter system identify as LGBTQ2, which is more than twice the rate for all age groups. And experts in child sexual abuse in general say that men are most often the perpetrators, regardless of the sex of the victim.
Lesbian Lives: Psychoanalytic Narratives Old and New

Lesbian Lives: Psychoanalytic Narratives Old and New

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This article provides information regarding sexual identity development, the �coming out� process, and appropriate school counseling interventions. When asked if he felt safe in returning to school, he says possibly arrange a transfer to another high school. Please note, this information is specific to New York City, and may be different in other areas of the state. Available from: http://www.hhs.gov 7 Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GMLA).
Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets

Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets

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In some places, these are just symbolic registries where you can register your domestic partner with the state or the city. Natural law theorists, if they want to support their objection to homosexual sex, have to emphasize procreation. S. states, survey results indicated slightly more Latter-day Saints in the population than official Church figures reported. Lesbian and gay awareness training: challenging homophobia, liberalism and managing stereotypes.
It's Your Hour: Guide to Queer-Affirmative Psychotherapy

It's Your Hour: Guide to Queer-Affirmative Psychotherapy

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Indeed, this is the paradox and enchantment of Sedona: luxurious resorts and bed and breakfasts, unique shops, impressive art galleries and fine restaurants nestled in an unusually rugged canyon surrounded by an expansive national forest. Read the passages I mentioned, in their context, to understand them better. Check in to gay-owned, fabulously kitschy Tradewinds Motel or lesbian-owned Pond Mountain Lodge and Resort to stay gay.