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    When I think of mainstream society regarding a particular community that may differ from mainstream society, the one group that comes to my mind is the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ). Gould and Moe (2015) have researched quite exstensively the LGBTQ movement in Serbia. Through their research, it has been shown that the LGBTQ community seeks the same purpose as most other groups, acceptance and equal rights. Through their movement, a new religious sector known as the Unitarian Universalist Association was born. I wish to explore how the community came about and how the group’s choices and actions are consistent with ethical relativism. The LGBTQ movement began to emerge in the late eighteenth and nineteenth century in Europe when same sex sexual behavior and cross-dressing was deemed morally unacceptable. In my mind, how could it be morally unacceptable when this is the time period of cross-dressing in William Shakespeare’s plays, as they would not allow women…

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    On March 31, 2016, I had attended the Not Deviant: LGBT Experiences in Mental Health Care discussion panel. The panel was informative about the LGBTQ community and their dealings with the health care system and professionals and just people in general. A health care providers becomes knowledgeable once they receive and educated themselves about the LGBTQ community and the issues they face. From this point, the health care providers can become more compassionate with their patients. Negative…

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    During the fall semester, I was involved in an unfortunate situation where my chapter made national media headlines. The incident involved a new member in my chapter and a member of the LGBTQ community. The new member had made some terrible decisions and harassed this person with no sense of humility. Being president of the chapter that had this new member, I was deeply saddened and reached out to the victim as soon as I could. I attempted to heal the situation the best I could while taking…

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    now encounter. As a counselor, becoming educated with culturally relevant information is vital in the treatment of LGBTQ individuals with addictions. Processing this informative information demands you to question how you feel about working with the LGBTQ community. It has caused me to examine my own biases and reflect on how it would be working with a client whose sexual values and behaviors differ drastically from my own. Would my values affect my work with them? A very strong statement and…

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    The works I do in the community shows the positive impact I bring out for the LGBTQ community. I am able to be open with others about my sexuality with them not being too judgmental about it. As I work together with other people in different organizations of the city I live in, they finally realize that people in the LGBTQ community are just like them. I love to make people aware of the sexual preference of Pa sexuality. There was a life changing experience I had in a leadership group I was and…

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    Preface In #LoveWins, I recount the development of my interest in human rights via my interactions with the LGBTQ community. From my schools years where I befriended a girl with two mothers to the transition of a student in my class to the Supreme Court same-sex marriage transition. The rights of the LGBTQ community has entangled my life from the beginning, this narrative recounts moments within the entanglement. Margaret and Irene (2004 - 2007) Margaret and Irene, sisters adopted from…

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    The importance of the protection and equality of the LGBTQ community has come to the forefront in not only the country, but in our own school systems over the past few years. The rights and protections of these individuals began to increase under laws created by the Obama Administration. However, the new Trump administration has began to threaten these rights by taking back the protection of transgender students by revoking their right to use restrooms that match their gender identity. The Trump…

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    Article In today’s day and age, the idea of being “not heterosexual” has become less taboo and more accepted. People of the LGBTQ+ community are able to live their lives easier and freer than ever before, or, one would think. However, almost the exact opposite exists in the younger LGBTQ+ community. Due to more acceptance of non-cis genders and non-heterosexual persons, society anticipated the suicide rates of the younger LGBTQ+ community to decrease; unfortunately, the statistics prove an…

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    Family, a concept usually taken for granted, can have many meanings. For some people, this may be their direct biological relations. Others are estimated from their biological family and may seek familial structure in likeminded people. I define my family as a mixture of both of these concepts. As RuPaul once famously said, “As gay people we get to choose our families, and my chosen family includes millions of brave men and women across this country and around the world.” While I have a…

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    Health Issues of the LGBTQ Community Society’s Role in Helping with Those Issues Cali Spilker HEDU 5300-002 Introduction The LGBTQ community has been around in the world for longer than most people know. Many might assume identifying as a gender other than male or female or having a sexuality other than heterosexual is a new thing, but it is in fact something that has been around for years. Native Americans had the ideology in their community and accepted it for years until European…

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