Suicide Risk and Prevention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
( 01-Jan-2008 by Suicide Prevention Resource Center )
The risk for suicidal behavior is significantly higher among LGBT youth, compared to non-LGBT youth. This risk can be reduced by ending discrimination and prejudices against LGBT people, and by ...
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An Epidemic of Homelessness
( 30-Jan-2007 by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute & National Coalition for the Homeless )
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between 575,000 and 1.6 million young people are homeless and/or have runaway from home. While the total percentage of LGBT ...
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Guidelines for the Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients
( 01-Jan-2006 by Gay and Lesbian Medical Assiciation )
LGBT people have specific needs regarding their healthcare, which health professionals should be aware of. Sexual orientation and gender identity or wrong perceptions thereof often cause discrimination, and restrict access ...
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Too High a Price - The Case Against Restricting Gay Parenting
( 01-Jan-2006 by American Civil Liberties Union )
Numerous prejudices and misconceptions circulate within the United States, regarding same-sex parenting. Anti-gay activists are determined to criminalize the adoption of children by lesbians and gay men, although uncountable children ...
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Sexual Behavior, STIs and HIV among men who have sex with men in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 2000
( 01-Oct-2002 by Family Health International )
Cambodia's political and socio-economic development has included the nation into the worldwide process of globalization, which made Cambodians vulnerabel to the HIV epidemic, through increased international mobility, low education levels ...
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Hate Speech
Hate speech is a communication that carries no meaning other than the expression of hatred for some group, especially in circumstances in which the communication is likely to provoke violence. It is an incitement to hatred primarily against a group of persons defined in terms of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and the like. Hate speech can be any form of expression regarded as offensive to racial, ethnic and religious groups and other discrete minorities or to women.
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Heterosexual
A person who falls in love with and/or is sexually attracted to people of the opposite sex.
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Homophobia
The fear and hatred of or discomfort with people who love and are sexually attracted to members of the same sex.
Source: HRC
Homosexual
Outdated clinical term considered derogatory and offensive by many gay people. Gay and/or lesbian accurately describe people who are attracted to members of the same sex.
Source: GLAAD
Intergender
A person who is intergender feels that he/she stands between or beyond the traditional sex categories.
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Internalized Homophobia
Self-identification of societal stereotypes by a LGBT person, causing them to dislike and resent their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Source: HRC
Intersex
A term to describe a person whose biological sex is ambiguous. There are many genetic, hormonal or anatomical variations which make a person's sex ambiguous. Parents and medical professionals usually assign intersex infants a sex and perform surgical operations to conform the infant's body to that assignment. This practice has become increasingly controversial as intersex adults are speaking out against the practice, accusing doctors of genital mutilation.
Source: GLAAD
LGBT
Abbreviation that stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender.
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LGBTI
Abbreviation that stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex.
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LGBTQ
Abbreviation that stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer/Questioning.
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