LGBTI News

Homophobic Lies 101: Do The Research!

People make a choice to be gay. If you know any/many GLBT people and you have listened to them, you would not entertain this statement as true. This is a pivotal statement used by anti-gay groups all the time. It is simple and it is powerful. Here is why. If being GLBT is a choice, then it is a conduct. …

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Homosexuals Avoid These Death Penalty Countries!

Many of us live to travel, but we should be extremely careful of countries that have the death penalties for lesbians and gays. Here are the 10 countries where homosexuality may be punishable by death: Yemen: According to the 1994 penal code, married men can be sentenced to death by stoning for homosexual intercourse. Unmarried men face whipping or one …

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British Military: Top Employer for Gays & Lesbians

In a statement, a British Ministry of Defense spokesperson declared, ‘The Army has worked tirelessly over the last 15 years to become more inclusive and is very proud to be recognised by Stonewall as a top 50 lesbian, gay and bisexual employer. Our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender forum is vibrant and offers confidential support, advice and mentoring to any …

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Twenty-Five Unusual Facts About Homosexuality

1.The labrys, a double-edged hatchet or axe, is a symbol of strength and unity for the lesbian community. Demeter, the Goddess of Earth, is said to have used a labrys as her scepter, especially in religious ceremonies. 2. In 1987, Delta Airlines apologized for arguing in plane crash litigation that it should pay less in compensation for the life of …

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Bollywood LGBTQ Movie Review

This ranking is not a complete list of films in the LGBTQ movie genres created by Metacritic; it needs technical improvements as well as a maximum number of reviews to properly represent them. As a note, since 2000 when IMDB began keeping track, all films released prior to 2000 in the US have been included in the film database regardless …

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How many Genders are there?

How many genders are there? I think in order to be supportive of other people, including our gender selves, we need to work on our labels to make them reflect our genders and to acknowledge that other alternatives are possible, affirming that we are all genders. While it’s excellent to work with professionals that understand and work with many people, …

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Closing in on AIDS Cure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.A.) maintains there is no cure for AIDS as of 2011. The CDC points encouragingly to the preventative shot in the arm which has thus far apparently eluded researchers. The prescribed course for managing the disease is a selection of drugs considered successful in prolonging the life of the patient. The established mainstream …

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Diagram of Sex and Gender

BIOLOGICAL SEX (anatomy, chromosomes, hormones) male ————————————- intersex ——————————— female GENDER IDENTITY (psychological sense of self) man ——————————– two spirit/third gender ———————— woman GENDER EXPRESSION (communication of gender) masculine —————————— androgynous —————————– feminine SEXUAL ORIENTATION (romantic/erotic response) attracted to women —————— bisexual/asexual ——————— attracted to men Biological sex, shown on the top scale, includes external genitalia, internal reproductive structures, chromosomes, …

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LGBTQ Meaning, What does LGBTQ Stand for?

We use many abbreviations in our lives, one of these abbreviations is LGBTQ. So what do LGBTQ and sub expansions mean? LGBTQ stand for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. A lesbian is a woman who feels physical and / or emotional attraction to another woman. Lesbian means gay woman. Women who feel attracted to both men and women are …

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Lesbian, Gay Male and Transgender Elder Abuse

When most people think about Lesbians and Gay men, they think about sexuality. After all, it’s sexuality — sexual behavior — that distinguishes heterosexuals from homosexuals. And since our culture says sexuality is an intensely private activity (particularly for the generations who are currently elders), discussion of Lesbian and Gay male elder issues can seem inappropriate and/or unnecessary, particularly when …

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