Over the past two decades, sexual citizenship has emerged as a new form of citizenship coupled with increased interest in the challenges to citizenship and social justic e faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender and intersex LGBTI people and, in particular, by sexual minority youth within education systems. The study generally finds inconsistency in the representation of these identities. Gay male identities are represented in some instances, lesbian and bisexual identities rarely so, and transgender and intersex identities not at all.
Very little is known about the physical health needs of lesbian and bisexual women in the UK; most research has looked at mental or sexual health only. This article reports the results of four surveys carried out in the West Midlands between and The results suggest health needs that current UK health services may not be meeting.
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Design and Methods: The study used a qualitative methodology based upon principles of grounded theory in which open-ended interviews were undertaken with 17 caregivers living in three different cities across Canada. In Canada, a growing interest in gay and lesbian aging has resulted in several community-led initiatives documenting older gay and lesbian realities and challenging health care practitioners to respond to homophobic and heterosexist discrimination and to adapt their services to these populations. Homophobia is the fear, hatred, or mistrust of gays and lesbians often expressed in overt displays of discrimination. Two notable Canadian organizations run by gay and lesbian community groups are the Community Centre in Toronto and The Centre in Vancouver, both of which have highly organized and advanced programs for gay and lesbian seniors and their caregivers.
A more recent article on preventive health care for women who have sex with women is available. Patient information: See related handout on health care for lesbians and bisexual women. For the most part, lesbians and bisexual women face the same health issues as heterosexual women, but they often have difficulty accessing appropriate care.
Adrienne Rich argues that heterosexuality is not "natural" or intrinsic in human instincts, but an institution imposed upon many cultures and societies that render women in a subordinate situation. It was written to challenge the erasure of lesbian existence from a large amount of scholarly feminist literature. It was not written to widen divisions but to encourage heterosexual feminists to examine heterosexuality as a political institution which disempowers women and to change it.
Stacy had resolved in her mind that whatever Miranda wanted, she was going to get. For a long time, she had been watching her, admiring her from a distance, but that night, she planned to let it all go. Stacy wanted Miranda, and over the previous months, she had shown remarkable restraint.
The survey has consistently indicated that specific school-based supports are related to a safer and more inclusive school climate, including: supportive educators, LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum, inclusive and supportive policies, and supportive student clubs, such as Gay-Straight Alliances or Gender and Sexuality Alliances GSAs. Download Image. Download the Image.
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