LGBT Discrimination

LGBT Discrimination is still prervasive. If you suffer from emotional issues related to LGBT discrimination, please call for help. From The Williams Institute March 2, 2015 Study documents pervasive discrimination by law enforcement in LGBT community A new report released by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law documents…

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Same-Sex Marriage & Mental Health

Same-Sex Marriage & Mental Health Why Same-Sex Marriage is Also a Mental Health Issue From Psychiatry Advisor Robert M. Kertzner, MD February 18, 2015 With the impending U.S. Supreme Court review of same-sex marriage this year, mental health arguments will figure prominently into at least some of the justices’ thoughts….

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UN Torture Committee to US: Why Is LGBT ‘Conversion Therapy’ Still Practiced?

Supportive therapy is available… The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) has voiced concern over the “dangerous and discredited” practice of conversion therapy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) youth in the United States, according to a news release from the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR). “Today, for…

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LGBT Community’s Views on and Access to Dental Care

A recent survey conducted by researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio found the Cleveland LGBT community views dental care as inaccessible. The findings… suggest cost and fear of discrimination, especially for transgender individuals, are barriers to accessing dental care. (September 30, 2014, Plain Dealer) I provide LGBT safe-zone…

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Study Examines Experiences of Discrimination by Transgender Women and their Cisgender Male Partners

As reported in The Body on September 10, 2014, a new study in the Journal of Family Psychology examined how experiences of transgender-related discrimination and relationship stigma were associated with both partners’ relationship quality and mental health. The study, Gender Minority Stress, Mental Health and Relationship Quality: A Dyadic Investigation…

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Discrimination Against State and Local Government LGBT Employees

Discrimination Against State and Local Government LGBT Employees was published in LGBQ Policy Journal at the Harvard Kennedy School, 2014. Some LGBT folk endure discrimination in the workplace, which often takes an emotional toll on individuals; and some endure further emotional and legal turmoil by taking necessary action against employers….

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