Lgbt, Gay, Bisexual, And Transgender Community Essay

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Ariana Amaro Jesus Naranjo Jovanny Martinez Monica Acevedo LGBT The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community have been the victims of discrimination and prejudice since the Post War Period. Although it is not documented, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender relationships have existed in many different cultures for many years. However, this community was not accepted which created a state of secrecy and shame among them. The LGBT community has had many obstacles preventing them from feeling like a complete part of their communities. Throughout history, LGBT individuals have been portrayed in society as inferior compared to the heterosexual society that exists. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals were considered mentally defective and/or morally dissolute by 75% of the population, and a little more than 20% were unsure. (Underwood, Alice, 43) The sense of inferiority towards LGBT stirred up several issues in society and in the politics. They have been denied access in the military, had health care limitations, and have been a prime target in the issue with aids. Over the years there has been increased violence and discrimination towards those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. In modern times, relations have slowly began to change and LGBTs have been accepted by many. The LGBT movement sparked and has made a lot of progress over the years. According to the article of LGBT Politics and American Political
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