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    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 the past the LGBT community…

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    with the statement that is “all men are created equal”? The truth is… we cannot. Not everyone is treated equally in our world; whether it be women against men, or sexual minorities, such as people in the LGBT community, against heterosexual people. The healthcare for many people of the LGBT community is not the best and does not support the needs of most of the people included in the community. Many lesbian women and gay men have been diagnosed with HIV over the course of the past few years.…

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    Early LGBT Movements

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    First of all, the struggle of being denied basic privileges hindered early LGBT movements. Starting as early as around the 1950s, the government took away a diverse selection of vital rights from the LGBT community. For example, many homosexuals were denied the right of custody and visitation of their own children and also were restricted from going into bars starting post World War 2 (Newman). In addition to this, the government denied homosexexuals the oppurtunity of being public school…

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    Lgbt Community Interview

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    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…

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    Lgbt Suicide Essay

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    The most effective way to reduce the risk of suicide for homosexuals is public policies and campaigns to improve the family context for lesbian, gay, bi and trans (lgbt) kids. Furthermore, there should be laws that don 't allow how businesses, churches and government institutions treat and discriminate against lgbt people. Moreover, those rejected by their families are eight times more likely to commit suicide. “When a teen comes out, the same expression of love and support is called for, Wagner…

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    LGBT Civil Rights

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    LGBT CIVIL RIGHTS In the recent years things have became widely accepted across this country and being homosexual is one of them. Now in the past it was looked down upon always and is still looked down by some people today. Though this has changed vastly with more people accepting people as who they are then just based of their sexuality. That is why I support the decision of legalizing gay marriage in our country. Our country is based on Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, by passing…

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    heterosexual man. Now many people may say that there are plenty of characters outside of this mold, but many of them are objectified. Now when people are underrepresented they are erased from society. This is a sadly common thing when it comes to LGBT people. LGBT representation, especially in genre fiction, is uncommon leading to young people in the community’s marginalization becoming worse or more evident to them. In popular media there is very little representation for people who don’t fit…

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    Prompt 2 In Today 's society, the LGBT community is becoming more and more known to each and everyone. People are expressing themselves more openly and not hiding out anymore, they want the world to know who they 're and what they stand for. Gay marriage recently became legal in all 50 states which was a huge win for the LGBT community, but just because that happened did not mean that everything was going to be easy there is still so many obstacles that this community has and will continue to…

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    Most people in society today do not know the acronym LGBT. This stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. All of these are categories that define ones’ sexual orientation other than straight. Within a clinical setting, it is best to use the pronouns that are best suited for the person you are working with. According to researchers Susan Cochran and Vickie Mays, “the term “gay” has traditionally been used to specify others who are attracted to either both someone of the same gender or…

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    Anti Lgbt Pros And Cons

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    Today’s world battles against anti-lgbt laws and hate crimes. Although we have passed laws to protect LGBT citizens, there are laws currently being passed that counter them. Many of the reasons backing the discriminatory laws are claimed to be supported by religion. For example, some states such North Carolina prohibit transgender citizens from using the bathroom of their choice. This issue is important due to the animosity it spreads throughout our society, and it influences today’s youth whom…

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