Effects of the Lgbt Community

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The Effects of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual Community on Friends and Family.
When someone of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual community reveals their sexual orientation to someone who is close to them, those relationships tend to have both negative and positive effects. Many members of the LGBT community feel the need to hide who they are from the people they care about due to their fear of being misunderstood. Negativity can ruin the self esteem of someone of the LGBT community, whereas positivity can strengthen their self esteem. Many people base their opinions upon their religious views. Religious opinions often determine whether or not someone will be accepted or turned down and away from their family and …show more content…

I have many friends whose families have accepted them as being members of the LGBT community; a large majority of these families do not claim to be a part of any religion. I believe that people who live life without claiming a religion tend to live more freely and are able to accept change when it is placed among them. One will notice that many people that claim to be Agnostic are more accepting to people of the LGBT community. They are more accepting because

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