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Exploring the LGBT Community

We examine famous LGBT people now and historially, stereotypes about them, their experiences, those who violently hate them, and some getting married.
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Greg Brooks-English

on 29 October 2015

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Transcript of Exploring the LGBT Community

"Fidelity" by Regina Spektor
Angelina Jolie
American Actress
(Married to Brad Pitt)
Bisexual
Alexander the Great
Greek King of Macedon
356–323 BCE
Gay
Hadrian
Roman Emporer
76-138 ACE
Gay
Michaelangelo
Scultpor & Artist
1475-1564 ACE
Gay
Elton John
Musician
Gay
Harvey Milk
Politician
Mayor of San Francisco
1930-1978
Gay
Leonardo da Vinci
Artist
1452-1519 ACE
Gay
....child molesters.
OTHER LGBT PEOPLE:
Giorgio Armani
Drew Barrymore
Sir Francis Bacon
John Maynard Keynes
Walt Whitman
Yves Saint Laurent
Hans Christian Andersen
Czar Alexander I of Russia
James Dean (maybe)
GAY MEN...
LESBIAN WOMEN...
BISEXUAL PEOPLE are...
TRANSGENDERED PEOPLE are...
...are effeminate or feminine.
... are involved in only fashion, show entertainment and the arts.
Stereotypes About
the LBGT Community
Famous LGBT People
Sexuality and Celibacy
LGBT People & Friends
... are shopping lovers.
...dirty or promiscuous - transmit AIDS.
...work in traditional jobs of men such as construction, military,
police enforcement, sports, or truck driving.
... man-haters or radical feminists.
...promiscuous and deceitful.
...a temporary condition when under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
...gays who are either in denial or lying about their sexual orientation.
...all prostitutes and imitations of men and women.
Transvestites (cross-dressers) are often assumed to be homosexual.
[Transsexual women are] often said to be tall and transsexual men short.
Plato
Classical Greek Philosopher
428-7 BCE or 348-7 BCE
Gay
Socrates
Classical Greek Philosopher
469–399 BCE
Gay
Experiments in Homophobia
Experiments in
Gay vs. Straight
“Know thyself.”
“Life must be lived as play.”
“The unexamined life is not worth living.”
“He is the richest who is content with the least.”
“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.”
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”
“As a well spent day brings happy sleep,
so a life well spent brings happy death.”
Hong Seok-chun
Model & Actor
Gay
King Hyegong of Silla
756-780 ACE
Gay
Harisu
(Lee Kyung-eun)
Singer, Model, & Actress
Transsexual
Are they these stereotypes really true?
www.kinseyinstitute.org
1950s
...wear tight colorful jeans.
...every perfect man is taken, married, or gay.
What LGBT stereotypes can you think of?
Born gay or straight?
(for more info, see "The Making of Me" on Youtube)
Do you know anyone who is LGBT,
or know someone who knows someone who is?
Tim Cook
CEO of Apple
GAY
Ellen Page
Actress
Lesbian
...look like boys or men.
...love pink!
...have short hair.
How many students are threre in our class?
If 10% of all human societies are exclusively gay or lesbian, how many students in our class are that way?
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