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. It is important that at-risk LGBT youth have access to resources and support to deal with the questions and challenges they may face as they mature.
Gay rights and reform in Ireland: A personal history
LGBTQ Youth Resources | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health | CDC
This content is currently unmaintained and may be significantly out of date. Please do not rely on it. Despite the various social and cultural differences within the Arab world, silence remains a factor that cuts across the regional disparities and prevails whenever such taboo issues as homosexuality or transsexuality are broached. Over the last few years, LGBT persons have indeed become more visible and active in the public sphere. Generally, LGBT persons are still deemed to be at best non-existent, and at worst deviant, immoral, abnormal and diseased.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People
The Edward Carpenter Community is a network of men who love men, dedicated to community-building, creativity, personal growth, friendship and fun. We also offer additional support and friendship through local groups, heart circles and informal friendship networks. We celebrate diversity and are open to all men who love men, whether they identify as gay, bisexual, trans or queer.
Research on alcohol and drug addiction in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered LGBT community is limited by a number of factors. Early research tended to concentrate on samples drawn from almost exclusively male patients of psychoanalysts and psychotherapists. The focus of the studies was often directed less toward treatment of alcoholism or addiction than toward "curing" homosexuality.