No one wants to think about suicide and homosexual suicide is no exception. However, it's important to talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT suicides in order to understand the facts and stem their tide. No person should ever feel the need to take their life because of their sexuality and it is important to let people know there is help for gays with depression. The reason talking about homosexual suicide is so critical is because of the gay suicide rates and suicide attempt rates. The gay suicide statistics about youth and transgender people are particularly shocking: 1,2 ,. Of course, not every LGBT person attempts suicide — most don't — but those that do often do so because of the stress of anti-gay stigma, discrimination and harassment.
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BBC - Culture - Polari: The code language gay men used to survive
The first time Sakina Dean set foot in the former convent on North Hutchinson Street in North Philadelphia, she saw past the piles of dust and disrepair and imagined a multi-purpose room, a family kitchen and bedrooms for dozens of LGBT people in need of a home. Is this something that you think could happen? On Sept. She acknowledged Morris Home, a residential-treatment program for transgender and gender-variant people, which opened in Dean also runs 10 addiction-treatment homes under the Divine Light umbrella, which she started five years ago. Jabbar Fairweather, a local man who often brought donations for Divine Light residents and was involved in real estate, first told Dean about the property on North Hutchinson Street.
Polari: The code language gay men used to survive
By Roger Lewis for the Daily Mail. Language is not only a means of general communication, oiling the social wheels. With codes, ciphers and passwords, it can form a secret, private dialect, the keys to its meaning made available only to those in the know. In these worlds-within-worlds, language is the badge of an elite club, double dutch. Polari — from the Italian parlare to speak — was heard by millions each week, between and , in the radio programme Round The Horne, when Kenneth Williams and Hugh Paddick, as the out-of-work chorus boys Julian and Sandy, wittered about their odd jobs.
Men typically tend to have shorter index fingers than ring fingers. In women the two fingers tend to be about the same length. The fingers of lesbians were found to be closer to the typical male configuration than the female configuration and overall, homosexual men showed higher masculine finger patterns than heterosexual men. The leader of the Berkeley group, Dr M Breedlove, suggested that the finding "calls into question all of our cultural assumptions that gay men are feminine" because the difference involving only fractions of measurement is supposedly traced to a greater exposure of the foetus to male sex hormones in the uterus. Recent searches.