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    are changing. The world is (slowly) growing to be a much more modern and accepting place. The LGBT community is more accepted than it has ever been before, especially considering that gay marriage has just been legalized. Despite the small changes that America has made to accommodate this marginalized group; many people feel like they don 't deserve right at all. Thousands of people think that the LGBT community is such a foreign concept and their default reaction is fear. It is ironic how so…

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    triumphs or hardships. The absence of this sense of belonging could drive a person insane. Feelings of isolation and desolation could run rampant through one’s mind because of the loneliness that comes with a lack of community. For most members of the LGBT community this feeling is no stranger. Coming to terms with one’s sexuality is not an overnight process, and because it is a solely psychological journey, it’s very difficult to find others who can…

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    Evolution of Problem These days’ teens are coming out as LGBT in their early teens, as early as thirteen years of age. 1.6 million youth are homeless each year with 40% of them identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. These numbers are disproportionally high because 7% of the youth population in the United States is LGBT (“True Colors,” 2016). Each year $4.2 billion is spent on homeless assistance programs with less than 5% of this funding, $195 million, allocated for homeless…

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    The queer community has always existed, and as long as it has existed, so has homophobia. The Stonewall riots were a direct result of the oppression of LGBT individuals, when a group of New Yorkers decided that they had had enough. The riots may have only been an isolated event, but the events that followed helped to shape history for LGBT individuals forever. Just years before the riots, these individuals were hiding “in the closet” and afraid to be themselves. It was the loud and open…

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    about that. But any lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, etc. person has to deal with being discriminated against and not having the protection they deserve. LGBT people face discrimination everyday whether it is at their job, their relationships, what bathroom they use, and basically when they are out an about every day. 20% of…

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    Why can't the LGBT community be accepted It's estimated that there is only two hundred and twenty nine million gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people in the world, that’s 5 percent of the seven billion people who inhabit this earth; however this number doesn’t stop hateful, disgusting bigots from saying that there is a "gay agenda" to turn their children gay and use this as an excuse campaign to make it illegal worldwide. Egypt, Nigeria and Sudan are only three of the seventy nine…

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    The LGBT culture has become a common culture throughout the United States. With such expression of differences this culture is speaking out in a much more modern style than the past. It is clearer throughout history and throughout the world, that people are having sex with other people of the same gender (Burleson, 2014). Through art, anthropology and documented history has opened closed doors to same sex sexual practices. Although exposed, it’s still quite challenging to understand the full…

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    Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community are discriminated against on a daily basis. Many people in this community even face institutionalized discrimination by the government. This deep-rooted problem has been neglected for quite some time, but lately many organizations have been fighting to rectify this issue. One of them is a non-profit called the Southern Poverty Law Center, or SPLC, who for several decades has been a stakeholder in litigating for the LGBT community’s civil rights.…

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    crimes that has been committed, most commonly within the LGBT community of people. Dating back to the bible time crimes against gay people has been prominent, due to religious beliefs and fear of people who were different. This paper will illustrate, how hate crimes has an effect on people who are gay and what is being done to lower these rates of hate crimes. Over the past fifty years hates there have been more and more hate crimes against LGBT people. Some include Matthew Shepard (1998), Rose…

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    Intimate Partner Violence Within the LGBT Community Intimate Partner Violence is currently one of the many social problems our society deals with. Society considers an issue to be a social problem when it affects a large group of individuals. Samples of social problems include: poverty, discrimination and violence. Social policies are designed to undertake social problems and help create solutions for them. The introduction of The New Deal in the 1930’s by president Roosevelt is a great sample…

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