20 Jan

Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

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An unhealthy body weight can contribute to a number of health problems. Still, they do argue against homosexuality, and against legal protections for gays and lesbians in terms of employment and housing, even to the point of serving as expert witnesses in court cases or helping in the writing of amicus curae briefs. Other students were more often reported to intervene (82.4 percent) than were faculty (66.5 percent). 47.7 percent of youth from the Midwest, 41.7 percent of youth from the Northeast, 31.6 percent of youth from the South, and 29.4 percent of youth from the West reported being uncomfortable talking to any school staff member about LGBTQ issues. 61.1 percent (n=300) of LGBTQ youth reported experiences of verbal harassment with 45.9 percent (n=106) having experienced it daily 46.5 percent (n=224) reported experiences of sexual harassment, 27.6 percent (n=134) reported experiences of physical harassment, and 13.7 percent (n=68) reported experiences of physical assault. 94 percent of white youth, 85.7 percent of African-American/Black youth, 80.6 percent of Latino(a) youth, and 93.8 percent of Asian/Pacific Islander youth reported hearing homophobic remarks "sometimes" or "frequently." 98.3 percent of youth from the Midwest, 92.3 percent of youth from the South, 89.4 percent of youth from the West, and 86.4 percent of youth from the Northeast reported hearing homophobic remarks "sometimes" or "frequently." 40 percent of Latino(a) youth, 29.6 percent of White youth, 18.8 percent of Asian/Pacific Islander youth, and 13.4 percent of African-American/Black youth reported being physically harassed at their schools because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. 40.4 percent of youth from the Midwest, 30.2 percent of youth from the West, 21.8 percent of youth from the Northeast, and 17.1 percent of youth from the South reported being physically harassed at their schools because of their sexual orientation and gender identity.

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19 Jan

Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative

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Yet this argument requires drawing how marriage is an important good in a very particular way, since it puts procreation at the center of marriage as its “natural fulfillment” (George, 1999a, 168). GARY GATES, Urban Institute: Just one very quick thought, that is that I think one of the things that—while point estimates of things are harder because of some of the limitations of the data, I still think it's entirely valid to kind of look at trends and patterns, because you might not know that your number is exactly right if I say, you know, the median household value of all gay and lesbian households is this.

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19 Jan

Chaucer's Queer Nation (Medieval Cultures)

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C. law firm that bears her name along with Harmon, Curran, and Spielberg. One is left wondering what and lesbians seeking substance abuse or chemical addiction treatment. Parents may have difficulty accepting their teen's sexuality for some of the same reasons that the youngster wants to keep it secret. In the wake of historic victories for gay-rights supporters in last month's elections, a pair of USA TODAY/Gallup Polls find growing acceptance among Americans toward gay men and lesbians — and soaring optimism among gay Americans that issues involving homosexuality will one day no longer divide the nation.

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19 Jan

Gay Men and Anal Eroticism: Tops, Bottoms and Versatiles

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The LGBT campus resource center director: The new profession in student affairs. When asked to identify personal costs that they attributed to the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, the vast majority of the 208 respondents said it had put gay personnel at risk for blackmail or manipulation and had an adverse effect on their personal and unit relationships. Even the head of the American Psychological Association, Bryant Welch, testified on 2/6/89 that the APA had found “in fact all the research supported the conclusion that homosexuality… is a sexual orientation found consistently in about ten percent of the male population and approximately 5 percent of the female population…. research showed that across different historical eras and in totally different cultures the incidence of homosexuality remained the same irrespective of public attitudes and prohibitions.” B.

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19 Jan

Of Kindness and Compassion in Toads and Frogs

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They feign contempt for Alito claiming he is a threat to blacks and women, when in reality the liberals they play the role of useful minstrels for are the threats. Longitudinal studies are often used in psychology to study developmental trends across the life span, in education to assess the outcomes of education or training, in sociology to study life events throughout lifetimes or generations, or in economics to study behavioral and attitudinal data on social and economic issues (Kasprzyk et al., 1989; Lynn, 2009).

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19 Jan

Sexual Inversion

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Angles Waikiki is walking distance from Queen's Surf Beach. These issues galvanise what, in fact, is a hugely diverse range of men and women occupying all levels of society and working in every profession. We serve members of the counseling profession, related helping occupations, their clients and students, and the community. S. cities found that more than one-fifth (22 percent) of young gay or bisexual men had never tested for HIV and over half had not tested in the six months prior to the study.

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19 Jan

We Walk Alone

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As patient advocates, we can help empower LGBT clients to become self-advocates with regard to their health. I think '83 was when they first started doing it. A study in the New York juvenile justice system estimates that anywhere from four to 10 percent of the juvenile delinquent population identify as LGBT. 18 A study of 394 self-identified bisexual and homosexual adolescents in the seventh to twelfth grade who participated in the 1986-87 Minnesota Adolescent Health Survey found: 19 None of the younger boys and 42.1 percent of the younger girls who reported a history of sexual abuse discussed the abuse with someone. 30.7 percent of older girls (defined as 15 years of age or older) compared to 16.7 percent of older boys reported a history of sexual abuse. 54.5 percent of older boys and 45.8 percent of older girls who reported a history of sexual abuse had never discussed the abuse with anyone.

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18 Jan

Beyond the Big Easy : One Man's Triumph Over Abuse

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His empire included Macedonia, Egypt, Babylonia, Persia, Media, and Mesopotamia. The higher disposable incomes of gay and lesbian consumers, along with more relaxed attitudes towards gay culture around the world, is opening up a wealth of opportunities for companies to target this large and lucrative niche. In 1997, more than one-fourth of Utah's high school graduates earned twelve or more hours of college credits while still in high school through the Advanced Placement Program." [Source: Bob Mims Mormons: high conservativism, low divorce, big growth, 6 March 1999, Salt Lake Tribune.] According to Newsweek, Salt Lake City, Utah, is ranked first among U.

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18 Jan

My Year of Living Heterosexually: And Other Adventures in

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When she was 13 and still in the Philippines, she recalls, her mother asked her, "Tomboy ca ba?' -- are you gay? We mourn for those taken before their time and we extend our deepest sympathies for those left behind. You don't have to be LGBTQ to join Lambda -- just be supportive and don't discriminate. An interesting conversation on how accepting is liberal society of gays really?: Thanks, Times. World War II brought increased demand for copper, but after the war, demand slowed. Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Issues: Vol. 1.

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18 Jan

New International Directions in HIV Prevention for Gay and

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The Treatment Specialist offers the gold standard of addiction, mental health, and eating disorder treatment center referral and placement services. Most of this growth is concentrated amongst the over 80s (which will grow by 19% by 2020), but both the 50-64 year olds and 65-79 year old age groups will also see significant growth. In the 1989-1994 period, 4.53% of men and 3.61% of women self-reported homosexual sex ever, which grew to 8.18% of men and 8.74% of women in the 2010-2014 period.

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