See also: Homosexuality and pedophilia studies and Homosexuality research and Homosexuality statistics. The abstract for the journal article The proportions of heterosexual and homosexual pedophiles among sex offenders against children: an exploratory study published in the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy indicates:. The American Family Association reported:. This fact is particularly disturbing. They offend against children at 16 times the rate of the normal population.
Drug use 'seven times higher' among gays
Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Abuse Among LGBT People – Williams Institute
Gary L. Stein, Karen A. Objective: To document the concerns, perceptions, and experiences gays and lesbians bring to the physician-patient relationship, including their perspectives related to disclosure of sexual orientation. Design: Completion of a item survey instrument. Setting: Participants were recruited through community-based health care and social service organizations serving the lesbian and gay community. Subjects: lesbians and gay men, primarily from the New York metropolitan area.
LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study
Current Chinese studies continue to view male homosexuality through a disease focused lens which pays limited attention to socio-cultural aspects of sexual behavior and HIV transmission. Qualitative methodology was used in this study. During —, in-depth interviews were conducted with 61 self identified gay men in Jiangxi, Henan, Heilongjiang, Guangdong, Jiangsu provinces and Chongqing municipality of China. Our study revealed that: 1 influenced by Chinese traditional culture, gay men have conflicts on self-identity, which led to low self-acceptance and negative attitude on sex, and huge socio-psychological stress; 2 a generational differences within gay community was observed, reflected in varied sexual attitudes and practices as well as way for approaching new friends, both of which have implications and challenges on HIV control and prevention; 3 socio-cultural barriers, including open minds towards casual sex and nonmonogamous relationship, and low priority of health demands were widely observed and led to negative coping with AIDS among gay community.
Note: This blog contains language and terms that may have changed in meaning over time, as well as some now considered slurs; they are used in their historical context in this blog. To fully serve the LGBTQ community and make America truly representative, we need to start by examining the prejudices within our community. Both political organizing and the LGBTQ community began with people who today may identify as transgender. However, trans women and men are often neglected by those who set political priorities of our community, if not treated with outright hostility and prejudice.