Gay Marriage

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  • Causes Of The Stonewall Riots

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    same sex, members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual community (LGBT) faced mass discrimination from their communities and law enforcement. As these raids would take place members and allies of the LGBT community faced unlawful arrests and beatings from officers. The outcome of these atrocities would lead to the Stonewall riots, an unforgettable event which further launched the roots of the LGBT movement. On June 28, 1969, police raided the popular Greenwich gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. The Stonewall

  • Homosexuality In Latin American Culture

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    are a strong culture, known for strong cultural traditions and a very male dominated people. Times are changing and even though there is still some resistance many of those strong Latin men are being told by their sisters and daughters that they are Gay and this is changing their perspectives one at a time. The thought that being homosexual is derived by biological genetics has been in a theory in many cultures, however it is not a big go to response in the Latin American community. This is a strong

  • Bisexuality In The Media

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    girlfriend addresses her as a lesbian despite being clearly attracted to both boys and girls. Her sexuality became an ongoing joke, and only further emphasized the inaccurate assumption that bisexuality is a myth. Even an outed gay male on the show mentioned bisexuality as “a term that gay guys use when they wanna hold hands with girls and feel like a normal persona.” This nonchalant dismissal of a sexual orientation falls under a term known as bi-erasure, defined by Alexandra Bolles, a Strategist, Global

  • Alexander Hamilton's Decision To Legalize Gay Marriage In The United States

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    decision of leaving some of it up for interpretation and also giving some of some leeway. The founding fathers definitely did not picture gay marriage ever being a debate but they did add supremacy clause to the Constitution which implemented for something exactly like the gay-marriage debate. The debate over The Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage in the United States today relates to the debate over making the

  • Lgbt Reflection

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    I began to explore the topics within the LGBT community in high school when one of my friends came out as gay and the other first as a lesbian and then transgender. As time passed, they became two of my closest friends. I can say that towards the beginning of the friendship I was always a bit anxious about how they viewed me because I was active in my faith

  • Queer Definition

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    The Term “Queer” and Its Strange, Odd, Peculiar, Gay Definitions The revival of the term “queer” as used in LGBT spaces has been puzzling for many. Today, the word is still controversial; who uses queer, in what contexts, and why, can be elusive subjects, especially for those outside the LGBT community. Queer, as defined by Merriam-Webster, means “differing in some odd way from what is usual or normal.” provides its informal meaning, as well. It defines queer as “disparaging and offensive”

  • LGBT Older Adults: A Qualitative Study

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    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons are one of the many groups of people who face disparities in receiving health care services. In order to address the needs of the LGBT community, health and social service providers must create a cultural competent environment that serve LGBT persons. Specifically, there is a lack of culturally competent organizations that address the needs of LGBT older adults. In the article “Addressing Capacity for Providing Culturally Competent Services to

  • Culture & Social Developments: LGBT Culture And Social Movements

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    CULTURE (250-300 words ) 328 CULTURE AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS LGBT culture, Gay culture or Queer culture varies widely by geography and the identity of the participants but is shared all segments of the community and encompasses: • Works by famous members of the community including: • Contemporary artists and political figures • Historical figures, although identifying historical figures with modern terms for sexual identity is controversial (see History of sexuality).. • An understanding of LGBT social

  • LGBT Homeless Youth

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    Research conducted by Durso and Gates (2012) shows that programs should be developed in order to meet specific LGBT needs. A web-based survey was created to understand the life and experiences of LGBT homeless youth, which revealed a much higher prevalence and population of LGBT homeless youth than one would likely suspect. As mentioned previously, LGBT homeless youth account for between 30 and 43% of youth who use RHYA services. Durso and Gates (2012) supported the results found in 2002 from

  • The Pros And Cons Of Gay Advertising

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    For instant, Okaenfull and Greenlee (2005), stated an advertising ad in two widely dispersed gay magazines such as Out and The Advocate will reach only 3% of totally gay population. Due to the given situation, marketers have always been worried to promote their product on mainstream media to target homosexual consumers (Oakenfull and Greenlee 2005). However, heterosexual consumers