Lgbt Community Interview

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind whenever you see or hear the word relationship. Most people would think of a certain someone and others think of their loved ones like mom,dad,brother,sister,aunt,uncle or even those super annoying cousins. The most important thing in a relationship is communication. For most people being in a relationship is a easy thing but for those within the LGBT community it is a daily challenge. Many people don't come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender for years or even there lifetime for the fear of rejection. Many people do not want to be looked at differently by there friends or family. Being a part of the LGBT community is hard if and when they decide to tell people they are scared of the …show more content…
One member of the LGBT community said when I interviewed him what it was like to have friends not in the community saying "When i came out a lot of friends had questions but most just accepted me for me. I didn't really have that big of a fear anymore it subsided quickly and it made it easier when I finally came out to my parents. When i came out to my friends I came out as bisexual most of my friends would ask the same question 'What is it like to date both genders?' When i came out like this I was not actually bisexual but was gay but used it as a way to soften the blow." When asked why he had this to say "I always knew i was different but I really didn't want to be looked at differently but i was shocked when i came out and I didn't really loose a lot of friends. I may have lied at first but it didn't stop me from living when a few friends left." When talking to a few of his friends they said "We could kind of tell he was a little different but who cared when he came out we were the happiest for him. He shocked us when he said he was bisexual but later when he came out as gay we were even more excited that he realized who he really was. Sometimes people would look at us weird when he was with us but we didn't care. He is our friend and we support him as he grows being himself." As you can see there are a lot of good things that can happen when you have friends in the community but even though some people may

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