Essay about Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender African American Males

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The population that I am interested in writing my research proposal on is gay, bisexual, and transgender African-American males in the South. My research question that I formulated is ‘How does religion, politics, and society affects the self-esteem of African-American gay, bisexual, and transgender males in the South’? I am choosing to write about this topic because of the recent legalization of same-sex marriages in all 50 states. In addition, what I found interesting is that a high number of clerks in courthouses decided to resign because they did not want to go against their religious beliefs. Religion plays an important factor in same-sex relationships since most religions are against the homosexuality lifestyle. From a societal standpoint, heterosexual relationships were the norm, but currently, same-sex relationships and marriages are prevalent in the United States
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Walker, j.’N.J., Longmire-Avital, B., & Golub, S. (2014). Racial and sexual identities as potential buffers to risky sexual behavior for black gay and bisexual emerging adult men. Health Psychology, 34 (8), 841-846. doi: 10.1037/hea0000187 In this article, the authors discussed that racial and sexual identities are protective factors to risky sexual behaviors for African-American gay and bisexual emerging adult men. For instance, if a person knows his or her racial or sexual identity, it can help protect against risky and sexual behavior. African-American gay males may have…

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