Inaccusations of sodomy and homosexuality were major charges leveled during the Trial of the Knights Templar. Anti-gay laws 'as wrong as apartheid ' ". To examine parasuicide i. Factors affecting the self-esteem of the homosexual individual. Research findings and future directions for research and prevention.
Research studies also show a link between popper use and condomless anal intercourse —which means their use may be tied to HIV transmission and acquisition among men who have sex with men.
A probability sample of gay urban males: LGB respondents in states without protective policies were almost five times more likely than those in other states to have two or more mental disorders. Most international human rights organizations, such as Human Rights Watch and Amnesty Internationalcondemn laws that make homosexual relations between consenting adults a crime. Wherry publicized fears that Joseph Stalin had obtained a list of closeted homosexuals in positions of power from Adolf Hitlerwhich he believed Stalin intended to use to blackmail these men into working against the U. In approving a December motion to advocate for repeal of the current Don't Ask, Don't Tell law that restricts gay men and lesbians from serving openly in the military, the American Medical Association AMA was especially critical of the law's requirement that military physicians and psychiatrists report gay and lesbian service members who disclose their sexuality in the context of treatment, noting that this discourages help seeking among gay and lesbian patients in need of care, while placing an untenable burden on treatment providers Moran, The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with North America and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Sexual orientation in adolescents who commit suicide. Adolescent sexual orientation and suicide risk: Transgender respondents had a higher rate of reported suicide attempts than any group except homosexual females. Latent growth curve models of positive change among gay, bisexual men in an outpatient treatment program. Much less research has been conducted into societal attitudes toward bisexuality. Most prior studies primarily used opportunistic samples, making it difficult to interpret the range of reported prevalence estimates. What about the children who were killed?