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  • Lgbt LGBT Rights

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    LGBT RIGHTS: ON THE USA AND BRAZIL 2 Introduction Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender (LGBT) issues have continuously triggered debates and controversies among various individual s across the globe. The rising concerns leading to the differences in opinions regarding LGBT emanate from the point of perceptions, cultural beliefs, religious values and political basis. Due to the dynamics of not accepting the existence of the LGBT peop le by some individuals in their communities, the LGBTs

  • Lgbt Diversity : The Lgbt Community

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    In the Introduction to LGBT+ Studies class we discussed many themes of the history of the LGBT+ community, these themes include; oppression, fighting for our visibility and having it delayed, and a sort of power within the community. The LGBT+ community has gone through an immense amount of oppression, having to fight its way into the light and having it be pushed aside multiple times. In a historical context when the LGBT+ community started to show itself so to speak was around the 1920’s there

  • Lgbt Views On Lgbt Rights

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    Cindy Chen Mr. Barnett 11MS2 History 8 June 2016 LGBT Rights Marriage between lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) is referred to as same-sex marriage. It occurs when men and women are attracted to someone of the same gender of themselves. However, some people denied the idea of it since they believe it is going against the law of nature and violating certain beliefs and traditions. LGBT people have faced injustice and discrimination and have been fighting for their rights for decades

  • Lgbt Orientation And The Lgbt Community

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    is it that the LGBT community wants? The answer is simple. LGBT want the same chance as everyone else to pursue health and happiness, earn a living, be safe in their communities, serve their country, and take care of the ones they love. The main issue concerning LGBT people is “coming out”, which is the process of understanding, accepting, and valuing one’s sexual orientation/identity. Coming out includes both exploring one’s identity and sharing that identity with others. LGBT individuals have

  • Lgbt

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    What Is LGBT? LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and along with heterosexual they describe people's sexual orientation or gender identity. These terms are explained in more detail here. Lesbian A lesbian woman is one who is romantically, sexually and/or emotionally attracted to women. Many lesbians prefer to be called lesbian rather than gay. Gay A gay man is one who is romantically, sexually and/or emotionally attracted to men. The word gay can be used to refer generally

  • Lgbt Diversity And The Lgbt Community

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    In today’s society the issues and rights of the LGBT community are very prominent and is a major topic of discussion within politics. LGBT which stands for (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, and Trans) encompasses all of those who fall under those categories and those who support the community as well. With the legalization of gay marriage in all 50 states by the U.S Supreme Court the LGBT community is making milestones when it comes to having the same rights as heterosexual couples. With its growing presence

  • Lgbt Views On Lgbt Rights

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    LGBT rights have been a controversial issue for decades now and they’ve always sparked heated discussions between those who believe in fighting for LGBT rights and those who strongly oppose them. LGBT stands for, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender; this term is heard quite often when discussing discrimination and harassment because the agonising truth is that LGBT people face a disturbingly greater amount of it than those who don’t identify as LGBT, and it has been this way for decades now in

  • LGBT Representation On The LGBT Community

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    LGBT Representation The topic is about the impact that representation has on the LGBT community. LGBT representation matters because people live vicariously through their role model, it influences how people come out, it helps people self-realize and the main reason why this topic is so important is because of how drastically underrepresented they are. Two proposed social changes are for there to be more LGBT characters on television shows and for there to be more positive LGBT role models. LGBT

  • Lgbt Rights Movement For Lgbt Adults

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    Civil Rights movement for LGBT equality, and has led to a more perfect United States. However, LGBT people are still not completely free from discrimination and abuse, there is much more society can, and should do, in order to advance LGBT equality. In order to advance the cause of LGBT equality, society must create and enforce federal LGBT worker protections in order to protect LGBT adults and must ban gay conversion therapy in order to protect LGBT children. Federal LGBT worker protections would

  • LGBT Inequality

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    LGBT inequality is a prominent issue all around the world, but what is the extent of LGBT inequality in the Middle East and how does it compare to the U.S.? To answer this question, in the Middle East, members of the LGBT community face extreme inequality, primarily in the form of homophobic laws with harsh punishments, violent hate crimes, and discrimination from people whose homophobic views have been shaped by strict cultural and religious ideals, while in America, LGBT inequality is still prominent