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Transcript of LGBT
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
By: Lisa, Rachael, Zyrone, Matthew, Tiffany & Rich
the attraction to people of
the same sex
the attraction towards both males and females
a person whose self identity does not conform to society's male and female norms
Are Tired to Hear
Neil Patrick Harris
Transgender is a broad term which includes:
A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination
Is Homosexuality A Choice?
Well Known Transgender People
A common misconception is that transgender people are gay. Gender identity and sexual orientation are two completely separate characteristics. One is what gender we see ourselves as being. The other is what gender(s) and sex(es) we are physically and romantically attracted to.
"Most child molesters are gay males."
On the contrary, about 90% of child molesters end up being heterosexual males.
President of Uganda signed a bill that made some homosexual acts punishable by life in prison.
More than 75 countries homosexuality is criminalized.
In Cameroon, a man was sentenced to 3 years in prison for sending a text message to another man.
Nigeria's Anti-Gay laws recently passed a bill outlawing same sex marriage punishable with a 14 year prison term.
38 African countries made homosexuality illegal.
In Russia gay teenagers are being tortured and forcibly outed on the internet.
In Iran, homosexuality is
punishable by death.
Zimbabwe will never accept homosexuality & gay people are "worse than pigs, goats, and birds."
On the bright side, Argentina passed a Gender Identity Law in 2012 that allowed change of gender on birth certificates for transgendered people.
"Gays are promiscuous, even when seriously involved with another."
Homosexuals are no likelier to be promiscuous than heterosexuals.
The Stonewall Riots in New York City first began the movement of LGBT
In the early hours of June 28, 1969, a group of gay customers at a popular gay bar in Greenwich Village called the Stonewall Inn, who had grown angry at the harassment by police, took a stand and a riot broke out.
Police reinforcements arrived and beat the crowd away, but the next night, the crowd returned, even larger than the night before, with numbers reaching over 1000.
A year later, the first pride festival took place
Acadiana Pride Festival
We recently had our very first pride festival in Lafayette, which started March 27 through March 29th. It was a spectacular event which was filled with much love and
Even those who molest boys identify as heterosexual in their adult relationships.
Promiscuity has nothing to do with sexual orientation, and is not limited to only one group of people.
If you were not able to attend they will be hosting another Acadiana Pride Festival next year in 2015.