Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian , gay , bisexual or transgender LGBT. Homophobia is observable in critical and hostile behavior such as discrimination and violence on the basis of sexual orientations that are non-heterosexual. Negative attitudes toward identifiable LGBT groups have similar yet specific names: lesbophobia is the intersection of homophobia and sexism directed against lesbians, biphobia targets bisexuality and bisexual people, and transphobia targets transgender and transsexual people and gender variance or gender role nonconformity. The term homophobia and its usage have been criticized by several sources as unwarrantedly pejorative. Although sexual attitudes tracing back to Ancient Greece 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity ca.
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The following is a calendar of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT events. This mainly comprises pride parades but also includes other kinds of events such as sporting events and film festivals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. LGBT portal. Retrieved Gillette News Record. Gillette, Wyoming.
This report focuses on the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people in small island states of the Eastern Caribbean. It demonstrates, through individual testimony, how existing discriminatory legislation negatively impacts LGBT populations, making them ready victims of discrimination, violence, and abuse. Kitts and Nevis, St.
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