Links to external Web sites are provided as a courtesy. They are neither a guarantee nor an endorsement by the AAFP of the products or services offered on other Web sites. Report addresses the growing understanding of adolescents with differing sexual orientations.
Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health and ensures that those at-risk for mental illnesses and related disorders receive proper, timely and effective treatment. Sexual orientation and health among U. National Health Statistics Report,
Positive environments are important to help all youth thrive. On this page, find resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBT Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments. Some LGBT youth are more likely than their heterosexual peers to experience negative health and life outcomes.
People around the world face violence and inequality—and sometimes torture, even execution—because of who they love, how they look, or who they are. Sexual orientation and gender identity are integral aspects of our selves and should never lead to discrimination or abuse. Human Rights Watch works for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples' rights, and with activists representing a multiplicity of identities and issues. We work for a world where all people can enjoy their rights fully.
Advocates and litigators from all six ILGA World regions contributed to this toolkit, the first of its kind to focus We wrapped together our empowering days in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand, when we gathered together under the them Since
People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender LGBT are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the country. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities.
Resources on the LGBT population include national survey reports, agency and federal initiatives, and related behavioral health resources. Multiple training efforts for behavioral health service providers have and will continue to improve service delivery and outcomes for LGBT individuals. Covers cultural, clinical, health, administrative, and legal issues as well as alliance building.
UB is committed to ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for all members of the UB community, including our LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and community members. If you believe you have been discriminated against or harassed based upon your sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, you can file a report with EDI. We will consult with you to determine how you would like to proceed. If you choose to have your concerns investigated, EDI will conduct this investigation through the procedure described in the Discrimination and Harassment policy.
Some people may not identify with any of these labels, and that is OK too. It also is possible to not feel any sexual attraction. This sometimes is described as being asexual.