* Training of counsellors, therapists, confessors, and spiritual directors to affirm those with homosexual orientation and to refrain from suggesting or counselling a gay or lesbian
person that his or her "orientation should be changed or reversed by therapy or prayer."
Throughout the book gay men and lesbians
are constantly presented as agents.
There's plenty that current long-term care facilities can do to make their gay, lesbian
, bisexual and transgender residents feel welcome.
Compared with their bisexual and heterosexual counterparts in this subgroup, lesbians
averaged more male sexual partners during the year (2.4 vs.
The didactic material was taken from Baruth and Manning's (2003) Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Lifespan Perspective Third Edition: "Understanding Lesbian
, Gay, and Bisexual Clients" and "Counseling Lesbian
, Gay, and Bisexual Clients" and was presented during three three-hour classes.
Smith was responsible for the first anthologies to feature works by black lesbian
authors: She was coeditor of Conditions: Five--The Black Women's Issue (Conditions, 1988) and editor of Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology (Kitchen Table/Women of Color, 1983).
Social Welfare Policy and Lesbian
, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities
In spite of this increased visibility and acceptance--and just as African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans continue to experience job discrimination (Bowman, 1993)--gay men and lesbian
women continue to experience difficulty in the workplace (Adams, 1997; Anastas, 1998; Diamant, 1993; Kirby, 2002).
When Western blot assay was used to detect type-specific antibodies among 392 women in the Seattle Lesbian
Health Study, antibodies to HSV-1 were detected in 182 (46%), and to HSV-2 in 31 (8%) (15).
When the girls were 20, Florence Balog finally asked Sharon one day during a shopping trip if she was a lesbian
According to the NGLTF, donor insemination use among lesbian
couples has increased since the 1980s.
Hankin argues that mainstream representations of the lesbian
bar work to contain rather than expand lesbian
spatial and sexual liberation.