Health Service Delivery Profile Cambodia
( 01-Jan-2012 by World Health Organization (WHO) )
Cambodia's health system has experienced several drastic changes in the last decades and therefore is not as developed as necessary. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and several NGOs work to ...
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Discriminatory laws and practices and acts of violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity
( 17-Nov-2011 by UN Human Rights Council )
Discriminatory laws and practices, as well as acts of violence against LGBT individuals, due to their true or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity, occur in all parts of the ...
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HIV Prevention Report Card for MSM and Transgender People - Cambodia
( 14-Sep-2011 by IPPF, MSMGF, UNFPA, RHAC )
Men who have sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender people, are disproportionally affected by HIV and AIDS. Due to frequent discrimination, they are often denied the most basic human rights ...
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Lesbians’ Health: Myths and Realities
( 01-Sep-2011 by International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) )
Due to common misconceptions of lesbian sexual behavior, various false beliefs and prejudices regarding lesbians' health have spread not only among lesbians themselves, but also by health care professionals. Examples ...
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The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding
( 31-Mar-2011 by Institute of Medicine )
Despite increasing visiblity and social acceptance of LGBT people around the world, health professionals and researchers still face  incomplete or false information regarding their health status. The various groups within ...
Coming out in the Kingdom: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in Cambodia
( 09-Dec-2010 by CCHR )
Although homosexuality generally being tolerated by Buddhism and not being criminalized by Cambodian law, LGBT people in Cambodia still face severe discrimination from families and authorities. Marriage ...
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Different families - The experiences of children with lesbian and gay parents
( 09-Jun-2010 by Stonewall )
An increasing number of same-sex couples have started a family in the last decades. Despite common prejudices, no developmental disadvantages for children with gay or lesbian parents could be detected. ...
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How to close the LGBT Health Disparities Gap
( 21-Dec-2009 by Center for American Progress )
LGBT rights have experienced rapid progress in the United States during the past decade. Non-discrimination policies protect LGBT people from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, 16 states ...
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Building LGBT-Inclusive Workplaces
( 03-Jun-2009 by Catalyst )
The main challenges for LGBT employees in a non-inclusive working environment are a lack of awareness regarding LGBT issues, discriminatory behavious, and exclusion from important connections. Organizations that work to ...
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A Failed Experiment - Why Civil Unions are no Substitute for Marriage Equality
( 01-May-2009 by Australian Marriage Equality )
Civil unions have failed to supply LGBT people with the same opportunities that are provided through a legal marriage. While same-sex marriages provide increased social acceptance, and equal rights, civil ...
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Gender Expression/Gender Presentation
The way a person expresses his or her gender through gestures, movement, dress, and grooming.
Source: International Planned Parenthood Federation
Gender Identity
A person's internal, deeply felt sense of their own gender, regardless of biological sex.
Source: International Planned Parenthood Federation
Gender Marker
Gender marker refers to a gendered designator on, for example, an identity document (passports). The most obvious gender markers are designations such as male/female or Mr./Mrs./Ms./Miss. They can also be professional titles or personal pronouns, or coded numbers, such as social security numbers and tax numbers which may use certain combinations for men and for women (for example, even/uneven numbers). Gender markers are often embedded in ID cards or personal certificates such as passports, birth certificates, school diplomas, and employers' reference letters.
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Gender Role
How "masculine" or "feminine" an individual acts. Societies commonly have norms regarding how males and females should behave, expecting people to have personality characteristics and/or act a certain way based on their biological sex.
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Gender Stereotypes
Gender stereotypes are the patterns or mental templates for what we expect members of each sex to be. For instance, the stereotype for males frequently includes being tall, muscular, hirsute, solitary, and impassive. For females it might include being small, weak, social, sensitive, and emotional.
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Gender-neutral
A term used to refer to nondiscriminatory language. When discussing relationships, terms such as "spouse" and "partner" should be used as gender-neutral alternatives to the gender-specific words "husband," "wife", "boyfriend" and "girlfriend".
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Genderfluid
Being fluig in motion between two or more genders; shifting naturally in gender identity and/or gender expression/presentation. May be a gender identity itself. Refers to the fluidity of identity.
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Harassment
Harassment is unwanted conduct on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation etc. which has the purpose or effect of either violating the claimant's dignity, or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for them.
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Hate Crime
A hate crime is a criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender's bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.
Source: US definition under Hate Crimes Prevention Act
Hate Incident
A hate incidient is any non-crime incident which is perceived by the victim or any other person, to be motivated in whole or in part by an offender's bias against a race, religion, disability, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.
Source: Based on UK and US definitions

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