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    tapestry is something far more sinister. Even though laws have been passed in the not so distant past, people of the the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, or the LGBT community, are discriminated against daily. This includes places of work or school, businesses, and even on the streets, people apart of the LGBT community are alienated because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. This backwards system still seems to baffle many Americans, because it is not natural for…

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    The LGBT community consists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of the world. This community has been subject to oppression for most of their existence. However, there have also been times when they have been empowered and encouraged to be themselves despite the consequences they can potentially face. The LGBT community has been greatly influenced in both positive and negative ways by several different events following World War II in the United States. One example of an event…

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    Interest Groups LGBT The LGBT, or “lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender” group is a faction acting to define and support distinct categories in gay culture (LGBT Helpline, n.d.). For almost a century, LGBT interest groups have fought an uphill battle for equal rights. However, with support from the Obama Administration, this group has managed to achieve great milestones. During Obama’s first term at around 2008, same-sex marriage was considered an exceedingly controversial topic. Although…

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    The eighth chapter of study covers the above website, which is titled “LGBT Mental Health Syllabus”. This website covers the sensitive issue of the lesbian, bisexual and gay community in relation to how they deal with mental and psychiatric conditions (LGBT mental health syllabus, 2015). This online site is a bit different as it begins by welcoming the reader and letting them know what is covered within this web page. Additionally, the site goes ahead to list the topics that are covered within…

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    little acceptance or understanding of the LGBT community and some of the things they accept, do, believe, and say. One of these things being males putting on makeup. This is seen as a female act in a lot of places, generations, etc. Should we seriously only categorize this cosmetic relief to the female population? In one case, there was an openly gay teenage boy named Larry who occasionally wore makeup to school. Brandon McInerney ended the life of this young LGBT teen for being himself and…

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    DiscriminationDirect discrimination is taking a step which you know will exclude or disadvantage a person or a group of people. For example, treat someone less favourable because you are someone with a protected characteristic than others.Indirect discrimination is doing something which causes someone to be disadvantaged in a way which isn’t always immediately obvious. For example, putting a protected characteristic at an unfair disadvantage than others.Harassment is a behaviour which has the…

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    A tremendous amount of progress has been made in the LGBT community; same-sex marriage has been legalized nationwide and the country is now tackling the topic of gender neutral or transgender bathrooms. Kelly Jones a LGBT Resource Center Graduate Assistant at Saint Cloud State University spoke about the LGBT Resource Center, which is located in Atwood Memorial Center. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The LGBT Resource Center’s mission statement is, “dedicated to providing…

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    1. In what specific ways do lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals together compose a minority subgroup known as the “LGBT Community”? For some background click on the following URL: www.sfcenter.org. The LGBT community now is consider a subgroup because they are joining forces to fight for equal rights. “LGBT people still face both individual and systemic discrimination.” (Sfcenter.org. 2017). This community understands and supports each other because the suffering, discrimination,…

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    The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community is always being discussed whether it be because, people do not agree with the life style or simply because they are trying to discover why someone is homosexual. The largest part of this discussion is if it is a genetic doing or if it is the environment in which someone is raised in. Some communities of people believe that it can actually be a combination of both that is the ultimate determination of someone being homosexual. Nature versus…

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    at a federal level as well regulation of LGBT employment discrimination in the United States are extremely limited; they vary from different jurisdiction and they cover sexual orientation, but those protections lack cover on sexual identity (Correll, 2007) There are no federal statutes that address employment discrimination on orientation and identity; thought the EEOC interprets the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to cover acumen alongside LGBT employees. The rulings can be cogent,…

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