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Over the years, the LGBTQ community has achieved a lot of monumental feats in various aspects, such as recognition, marriage, and other social liberties. However, achieving gender equality and irradicating discrimination is still far from reality despite this advancement. Knowing this, My Body My Future has come into being.

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How Is Tobacco Used in the LGBT Community? How Is Tobacco Used in the LGBT Community?

According to recent research, approximately 3.8 percent of the US population is openly LGBT. While more societies publicly accept LGBT people, they continue to confront numerous challenges. The high smoking rate is one of the difficulties they face. According to studies, LGBT people smoke at considerably greater rates than straight adults. They are roughly twice […]

Meeting LGBT Students’ Challenges Meeting LGBT Students’ Challenges

Having come out as gay in my teens, I sought to learn as much as I could from the available literature about sexual orientation and how it relates to identity development. The chance to pursue a career in psychology, one which would allow me to work with LGBT people and influence social thought on these […]

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Some children and adolescents are aware of their attraction to members of the same gender by early adolescence, but awareness varies by culture and acculturation. Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate aspects of one’s experience; both may be fluid or complex. Some children and adolescents may spend a long time figuring out their sexual […]

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Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
Answers to Your Questions About Same-Sex Marriage

Legal recognition of a committed relationship through marriage provides economic, social, and health benefits to gay and lesbian couples. This legal recognition can also benefit gay and lesbian family members, friends of the couple, children who gay or lesbian parents might adopt in the future, and society at large. Are heterosexual and same-sex marriages different? […]

Answers to Your Questions About Same-Sex Marriage
Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth

Sexual Orientation: How is it Developed? Sexual orientation refers to an individual’s emotional and sexual attraction to other individuals. While this attraction may extend along a continuum, it is most frequently discussed as falling into three categories: heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. Like many human behaviors, sexual orientation is influenced by various biological and psychosocial factors, […]

Just the Facts about Sexual Orientation and Youth
Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality

The American Psychological Association recommends that psychologists help reduce the stigma of mental illness through the education of others about how long-held beliefs and fears about sexual orientation have led to prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people. What is sexual orientation? Sexual orientation is the personal sense of identity and attraction that […]

Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality
Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression

What is transgender? Transgender is an umbrella term for people whose gender identity, expression, or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth. The American Psychological Association’s Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity are undertaking a systematic review of its use along with other terms related […]

Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression