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    there have been improvements the way society deals with discrimination, we still have a very long way to go. The gay and lesbian (LGBT) community have faced many forms of discrimination, especially when it comes to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This virus weakness the immune system to where a common cold could be fatal. HIV is very common in the LGBT community. It is passed by having unsafe sexual intercourse or one’s own blood. The HIV epidemic effects everyone, however it…

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    LGBT Tourism Case Study

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    LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) tourism is a term to replace ‘gay tourism’. They usually open-minded with their sexual orientation and gender identity. (Hughes, 2004) Over the past decade, Hong Kong has been relying too much on the mainland visitors since the Individual Visit Scheme in 2003. However, Hong Kong residents are resisting to receive more mainland travelers because of the cultural differences and government policies. While nowadays, many countries start targeting the…

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    Introduction- The experiences of LGBT people in the defence force are moving towards greater social inclusion. By serving in the defence force individuals receive many benefits, such as free medical care. Yet the treatment towards LGBT members in the defence force have been unfortunate and treated unfairly, however the Australian defence force is working towards social inclusion to all LGBT+ members. The topic of LGBT+ people in the defence force relates to me because I am a bisexual female,…

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    LGBT Role Model In Sport

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    There is currently a widespread opinion in society that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people are underrepresented in mainstream sport. Furthermore, sport is considered a field where sexual prejudice is palpable (Gill et al. 2006). Therefore, many LGBT people may feel discouraged from participating in sport at a grassroots level. Thus, many young LGBT individuals may not have access to LGBT sporting role models in the media (LGBTSRMITM), who by example, may inspire them to imitate…

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    HEALTH ISSUES AMONG LGBT WOMEN Even with the diversity of the community, there are common health issues affect LGBT women and the LGBT community as a whole. Overall, LGBT women face higher risks for the following health conditions: mental health illnesses, substance abuse, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), heart disease, cancer, and violence. In regards to mental health, there are significantly higher rates of higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation among LGBT people…

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    changes in the portrayal of LGBT people on television. Television does not just reflect a cultural shift, but it is also utilized to shift the culture on LGBT issues. With the consideration that the average American spends approximately forty-one hours watching television, the representation of LGBT people on television potentially has a significant cultural impact. Vice president Joe Biden stated that he thinks Will and Grace did more to educate the American public about LGBT people than almost…

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    the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and their allies. However, many members of the LGBT community have criticized the disproportionate political-agenda focus of the national LGBT community on marriage equality, arguing that this narrow national focus sidesteps other urgent community issues like racism, class conflicts, transphobia, youth homelessness, and others (Spade and Willse 2013; Duggan 2012a; Warner 1999). Moreover, many LGBT activists and scholars, some of whom…

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    The LGBT Community I want to discuss to you is all about LGBT Community, What is the LGBT Community? The LGBT Community or GLBT Community is also known as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,and Transgender. And LGBT are supportive people, organizations, united by a common culture and social movements. These community generally celebrate pride, diversity, individuality, and specially sexuality. The gay community is associated with certain symbols especially the rainbow or rainbow flags.…

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    reported that they have experienced some form of harassment in the workplace and almost half of the LGBT population hide their sexual orientation while at work in fear that their work environment would become unwelcoming. On November 16, 2016, I attended the LGBT diversity presentation in Halle Library. Mary Larkin was the speaker and there she talked about how we can be more inclusive of the LGBT community as well as how we can be more diverse and accepting in our society. Diversity means that…

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    “Side B” represents those that identify with the LGBT Community. This community loosely represents people that identify with being lesbian, gay, bisexaul, transgender, as well as other sexual orientations. It is to be noted that most of the research done about the LGBT community is predominantly on those that identify as gay or lesbian, and that there is still a lot of research to be done on those that identify as Transgender or Bisexual in the LGBT Community. Those that identified as lesbian,…

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