By Jan Diehm. Cities have long been havens for queer individuals. And more importantly, who gets included?
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Why would an out gay artist—one frank enough to repeatedly discuss the man whose romantic rejection inspired his breakthrough album—still get cagey about pronouns in a cover? Here was the top-selling openly gay star in current pop—as well as the only artist of his sales stature to ever come out during his first flush of fame—still deflecting, still making assumptions about what the mainstream audience wants or needs. In the process, Smith implicitly extended a history of hiding. And for what—the pretense of universalism?
Workplace equality is improving, but some employees, unfortunately, still face discrimination because of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Finding companies that include sexual orientation and gender identity in their non-discrimination policies is a way to identify companies that have made a public commitment to hiring more LGBTQ employees. But there's still a ways to go.
South, aggressively investing in grassroots organizations is key to achieving an AIDS-free generation. For young people facing economic hardship, Hetrick-Martin provides assistance with accessing shelter and housing, a food and clothing pantry, job readiness training and support for accessing education. LGBTQ youth, in particular those of color, are often disproportionately criminalized.
Purpose: Sexual and gender minorities SGMs in medicine experience unique stressors in training. However, little is known about SGM specialty choice. This study examined predictors of SGM specialty choice, associations between specialty prestige and perceived SGM inclusion, and self-reported influences on specialty choice.
Purpose: The goal of this research is to advance the study of health disparities faced by older sexual and gender minorities by assessing comprehension of and improving measures of sexual and gender identity in surveys. Results: All respondents were able to answer questions about their sex assigned at birth and current gender identity successfully despite some cisgender respondents' lack of clear understanding of the transgender response option. Conclusion: This research adds to our understanding of gender and sexual identity questions appropriate for population surveys with older adults. Inclusion of these measures in surveys is a crucial step in advancing insights into the needs of and disparities faced by LGBT older adults.
John Grant says songwriting helped him in a moment when he was staring down oblivion: "I just felt that I was going to fall apart if I didn't learn to be myself. John Grant is not your run-of-the-mill singer-songwriter. He's a superstar overseas, but he's relatively unknown in the U.