Gay Culture As My Study Intercultural Communication

1693 WordsMay 4, 20167 Pages
I have chosen the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender culture (LGBT), more specifically, the Gay culture as my study in intercultural communication. My person of contact is a 21-year-old homosexual male by the name of Scott Gardner. Scott identifies himself as gay but more specifically a panromantic homosexual; meaning, he is sexually attracted to men, but romantically attracted to all genders. People all around the world fall victim to violence and inequality – some suffer torture, some even executed – because of who they choose to love, their appearance, or who they are. Our sexual orientation and gender identity are fundamental characteristics of ourselves, and that should never be factors for suffering from abuse or discrimination. Homosexuality is all over the world; coincidentally, so is the inequality and discrimination. According to the, International Lesbian and Gay Association, 75 countries still incriminate same-sexual acts between consenting adults, which is dropped from 92 countries when previously examined in 2006 (ILGA) According to information from national and state-level population based surveys, it estimates between 2.2% to 4.0%, or 5.2 million to 9.5 million individuals ages 18 and older fit within the LGBT spectrum (Gary). Based on the most recent data, the LGBT population has some variance between state to state; however, across the United States the average population of LGTB is 3.5. For example, Washington State has an LGBT density of 4%, Rhode
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