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    Cultural Competency Assignment: The LGBT Culture Throughout its history, the United States has symbolized equality of opportunity for people of all races, origins, religions, and creeds. Despite these founding principles of equality and acceptance, the United States has also had a long history of denying basic rights to certain groups of people that live within the land. Still, most Americans describe our culture as the “melting pot” in which people from around the world contribute their own values, attitudes, and beliefs. In behavioral healthcare professions, it is important to understand how these unique qualities between persons influence personal autonomy, well-being, and self-determination. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)…

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    They never thought that that could have changed the world by changing the way everyone viewed them. The Stonewall Riot was the most important event in American LGBT – lesbian, gay, bisexual,…

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    The inSocial Work Podcast- Wounded Bonds: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual (GLB) Military Service Members and Veterans gave great insight on the LGBT military community and how we as social workers can better serve them. Dr. Lisa Butler conduct an interview with Dr. Michael Pelts and Dr. David Albright to discussed their review of the social work profession’s literature, implication for social work education and practice, and the training needed by social workers to effectively serve this population.…

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    The article “How Important are Pride Events to the LGBT Community” was written by Eileen Patten a researcher for the Pew Research Center in 2013. This article provides the reader with statistics on individuals that are actively participating in LGBT events that are also known as “Gay Pride” events. The author incorporates the importance of the LGBT events, because she wants the reader to realize that community in particular is one that is growing at rapid rates. This article gives accounts on…

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    My curiosity was first sparked by the LGBT+ community when I was in eighth grade. This was when I discovered my sexual orientation differed from my friends'. At this point, I knew nothing but the terms "gay" and "straight". Now I am aware of the numerous sexualities and genders that exist. Because of this curiosity, along with my own identity, I have spent countless hours since eighth grade doing my best to help the LGBT+ community. I have found that the best way to do this is through education,…

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    of June 2015 was a day that went down in history for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. This was the date of the decision for the landmark Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which determined that same-sex marriages were to be considered legal in all fifty states (Obergefell v. Hodges, 2015). Those who are in the LGBT community were overjoyed to finally have the long awaited marriage rights that had been granted to heterosexual couples for hundreds of years…

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    There are many topics out there to choose from. Sex trafficking in Thailand, AIDS in Africa, or the African Food Crisis of 2011. (globalissues.org) The topic chosen is one that isn’t just happening in Russia. It happens all over the world. The topic is “Human Rights - LGBT” and the paper will focus on Russia. History and Demography With a population of 142.470.272, Russia is a huge country. Out of all the people in Russia only 29.918.757 people believe that homsexuality is an orientation that…

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    Violation Of LGBT Rights

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    After reviewing the current list of issued posted on the American Civil Liberties Union’s website the category of most personal interest was LGBT Rights. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. ACLU’s website also breaks LGBT rights down into smaller categories regarding parenting, relationships, and youth just to name a few. People of all ages and religions classifying under LGBT have suffered from violations of their human rights. Curiosity was drawn to these topics, as…

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    The visibility and acceptance of those in the LGBT community has greatly increased over the last few years. Progressive media producers such as Netflix has created content, such as Orange is the New Black, that has shown those in the community in a positive light. This show has been extremely popular, and has been influential in changing the way that the nation views lesbian, bisexual, and trans characters and people. However, there wasn’t always stage for on non-straight and non-cis people. In…

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    Christopher Street in Greenwich Village at the Stonewall Inn (“White House…” par. 1). It happened June 28, 1969, in New York. It took place at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. Most who protested were LGBT people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender). They all protested for the privileges of LGBT people. The Stonewall Riots took place in the morning of June 28, at around 1 AM where there was an unannounced raid on the Stonewall Inn (Hughes n. pag.). There were many reasons the raid…

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