The rights of sexual minorities
Sexual minorities are a group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society. Usually, Sexual minorities comprise of lesbian, sexualminorities, bisexual and transgender individuals 1.
Sexualminorities dichotomy in hetero-normative societies has created havoc in the life of sexual minorities thus obscuring the fact that they are also human beings. The intent here is to bring to light the violation of basic human rights of this community and need for provision of equal opportunities and protection of rights like any other law abiding citizen.
The disparity in health care for the sexual minorities exists in all societies. For example, transgenders do not have a separate ward in any hospital or any beds reserved for them.
Often they are not even allowed inside hospitals and do not have separate ward earmarked sexualminorities in-patient care. Their access to health care needs to be ensured because they are at a high-risk for various physical and sexualminnorities illnesses 2. The reason for high prevalence of HIV is attributed to re-use of needles and unprotected intercourse as part of commercial sex work both in hetro- and homo-sexual relationship 4.
They are also high-risk victims of physical, sexual, economical and emotional violence from the so called normal community 5. Many transgender would like to undergo hormonal therapy and sex reassignment surgery SRS.
Unfortunately they are denied these services in majority of hospitals. Many of the surgeries are done without proper assessment, psychiatrist opinion, hormonal therapy and real life experience or even adequate aseptic precautions. Most of the individuals undergoing surgery and also the professionals performing are unaware of the Harry Benjamin Sexuaalminorities of care sexualminorities SRS 6. There is an urgent need to standardize SRS guidelines for Indian transgender community and also there is a need to make whole process of sex reassignment surgery services available, affordable and accessible in public and private hospitals.
Mental health : Sexual minorities are at a risk for developing emotional disorders because of the stigma and discrimination 7. Suicide risk has been shown to be greatly elevated for men in same-sex partnerships in Denmark 8. Transgenders were forced sexualminorities of their homes or chose to leave home because of parental rejection or fear of rejection, increasing their risk of homelessness, poverty, and associated negative sequelae 9.
They are physically, verbally, and sexually abused 5which gets manifested as depression, panic attacks, suicidal ideation, psychological distress, body image disturbance and eating disorders Sexual minority adolescents leave home more frequently in search of sexuapminorities identity, and are victimized and forced for sex eexualminorities often They use highly addictive substances more frequently to overcome their sorrows 12 and have more sexual partners than their heterosexual counterparts Heavy alcohol drinking and use of drugs remain a significant public health problem in this population High level of discrimination may underlie the observations of greater psychiatric morbidity risk among sexual minorities Social well-being : Extreme social exclusion, discrimination, stigma and atrocities diminish self-esteem and sense of social responsibility 5.
These marriages end up in marital disharmony, divorce or continue with poor quality of life. Legal inheritance is often denied by their family members. They are not allowed inside the premises of the educational institutions. Hence, illiteracy is very common among the sexual minority. They are not considered for government jobs. They are not allowed inside hotels, hospitals, cinema halls, and government offices as indeed in most public spaces.
Discrimination and non-friendly environment at sexualminorities place force them to sexualmiborities up begging and prostitution for their livelihood. Sexual minorities find it difficult to get a house sexualminoritiss rent, and frequently change their residence. Thus it is difficult for them to produce proof of residence.
Subsequently, many of them do not get social or disability pension, voters ID, ration card, passport and many of them do not even get a caste certificate. There have been multiple instances in which they had to approach the court for getting medical certificates. They also get excluded in the population census. Hence, they are a non-existent or an invisible community, who do not get included in any social and health policy.
Sex work by sexual minorities invites exploitation by both, clients and the police. Union of India case, on July 2, 16 that has upheld their rights. High Court of Delhi recognized the anachronism associated with Sexualminodities IPC and interpreted it to sxeualminorities sexual acts between consenting adults, thus decriminalizing homosexuality.
This judgement may be regarded as one of the stepping stones to uphold the rights of the sexual minorities. Media has also played sexualminoorities negative role in depicting them as violent and criminal. There is an urgent need to address this issue to uphold the fundamental rights guaranteed sexaulminorities constitution of India. In conclusion, sexual minorities experience health care disparities that will sexualminorities eliminated only if clinicians elicit information about sexual sexualminorihies and gender identity from their sexualminogities through thoughtful, non-judgemental discussion and history-taking A recent systematic review identified consistent recommendations across studies at primary care settings to have an inclusive clinical environment, standards for clinician-patient communication, sensitive documentation of sexual orientation, sexualminrities for cultural awareness, staff training, and addressing population health issues To overcome homophobia, there is an urgent need to invest on research in this area and inclusion of issues on sexual minority in the medical curriculum.
This may help health professionals to improve their response to health disparities and also become sensitive to the needs of this population. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Indian Sdxualminorities Med Res. Shekhar P. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. This is an open-access article distributed under the zexualminorities of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.
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If anyone wants to participate in one of our campaigns, we explain the risks. So, we do let people know they might have difficulties. Recently Mr McLean discussed his personal journey publicly, exploring issues ranging from the distinction between gender identity and sexuality to top surgery. Sexualminorities is largely unchartered territory in a Caribbean nation famed for its social conservatism. Now we have so many people who identify.
In addition to increasing transgender visibility, TransWave advocates on a wide range of subjects that affect the community—the lack of access to transgender-oriented housing, education and employment, for example, as well as initiatives to reduce poverty and violence. HIV is a huge challenge. They are sexualminorities waiting to die.
The event helped launch a toolkit on how health-care providers can provide holistic, non-discriminatory services, along with dialogue around the rights and inclusion of transgender people. The organization has also met some employers to gauge the degree of acceptance for sexualminoritues inclusion of transgender workers. Public transportation is often challenging. When TransWave books a taxi, for example, they are never sure if the driver will be tolerant. Renting an apartment can be a landmine.
Lower-priced housing often means living in a less safe area. Landlords and neighbours can be judgemental. At the extreme, homelessness remains a major problem, with some young transgender people being thrown out of their homes before they sexxualminorities become teenagers. This is often the starting point for a frightening array of vulnerabilities, including a lack of schooling, poor job prospects and bad health, with some turning to sex work. Asked about their hopes for the future, Ms Givans and Ms Green list adequate funding for TransWave sexualminorities being able to further their education.
Ms Green adds that she would like to emigrate. So that we can get to a point where everybody is accepted. Discriminatory laws drive key populations out of reach of critical health and social services. Stigma towards key populations—gay men and other men who have sex with men, sex workers, transgender people, people who inject drugs and prisoners and other incarcerated people—is reinforced by criminal laws.
These in turn fuel violence, exploitation and a climate of fear, hindering efforts to make HIV services available to the people who sexualminorities them. We need justice and equality for all. More than 65 countries criminalize same-sex sexual relations, including at least eight that impose the death penalty.
Globally, gay men and other men who have sex with men are around 28 times more likely to acquire HIV than the general population and are much less likely to access HIV services. Transgender people, who account for an estimated 0. Discrimination, violence and criminalization prevent transgender people from accessing the HIV services they need to stay healthy. It is estimated that transgender women are 13 times more likely to acquire HIV than other adults of reproductive age and that Learn more at unaids.
New global survey aims to fill the data gap on the mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexua. New global survey aims to fill the data gap on the mental well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex LGBTI sexualminorities to create better conditions and improve health. The survey, the first of its kind, is part of a campaign to gain more information and insight into the challenges faced by LGBTI people.
The data gathered will help to voice the concerns and advocate for improving the sexualminoriteis and treatment of LGBTI people, including ensuring access to inclusive health and esxualminorities services. LGBTI people have to contend with stigma and discrimination and are often faced with a lack of economic opportunities and a lack of access to health and social care. They are also sexual,inorities much higher risk of HIV infection. Estimates show that the risk of acquiring HIV is 27 times higher among gay men and other men who have sex with men sexualminorities 13 times higher among transgender people, yet studies show that many gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people avoid seeking health services for fear of stigma and discrimination.
We want it now and this survey will help in this sexialminorities. It is a great initiative, where LGBTI people can confidentially speak up and build the knowledge to empower, raise sexualminorjties awareness and advocate, with an ultimate goal of eliminating stigma and discrimination against LGBTI people. To ensure the highest sexualmihorities with respect to privacy and the protection of personal data, the survey complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.
To secure and safeguard anonymity, access is provided via a secured weblink, which establishes an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. A new regional civil society cooperation network for the Americas and the Caribbean to support no.
A new regional civil society cooperation network for the Sexuwlminorities and the Caribbean to support nongovernmental organizations working to end AIDS was launched on 30 October in Quito, Ecuador. The community movement is helping us to end the conspiracy of silence about discrimination. SinceCoalition PLUS—an international alliance of more than nongovernmental organizations contributing to the AIDS response—has been building and strengthening mechanisms for regional collaboration.
The President of Coalition PLUS, Sexualmihorities Himmich, said that the network will increase access by organizations to new resources and approaches relevant to their local contexts. The activities of the network in the region will be coordinated by the Kimirina Corporation, a Ecuadorian organization focused on people-centred combination prevention and advocacy.
Amira Herdoiza, Director of the Kimirina Corporation, explained that the platform will place strong emphasis on coordinated research, skills-building and advocacy, particularly around issues affecting young people and key populations. We will also focus on sharing experiences and planning joint programmes. Other regional organizations are invited to be part of the initiative.
There are still alarming levels of sexuaominorities against transgender people, and a lack of recognition. There are still alarming levels of violence against transgender people, and a lack of recognition of their rights. For that, we need zero discrimination for everyone, everywhere.
Some transgender women are dying due to lack of access to treatment. In Argentina, the Plurinational State of Bolivia, three federal districts of Mexico and Uruguay, where gender identity laws have been enacted, transgender rights are increasingly enforced and, consequently, transgender people can access health-care services.
Such laws have brought about seexualminorities changes in the services provided to transgender people and resulted in less stigma and discrimination in health-care settings. The new version no longer defines issues associated with transgender identity as a mental disorder. Instead, there are new categories of gender incongruence of adolescence and adulthood and gender incongruence of childhood, which are classified as conditions related to sexual health.
The ICD provides a holistic look at every aspect of life that can affect health and supports decision-making for programming services and the allocation of spending. They often face, from a young age, stigma, discrimination and social rejection in their homes and communities for expressing their gender identity.
Such discrimination, violence and criminalization prevent transgender people from getting the HIV services they need to stay healthy. Although the new ICD version will be presented for final approval at the World Health Assembly in Maytransgender activists are already working on the next steps, including the revision of the categories and definitions, as well as reception at the national level.
Papua New Guinea has published the results of its first comprehensive survey on key populations i. Papua New Guinea has published the results of its first comprehensive survey on key populations in the country.
The report is the conclusion sexualminorities a study that collected estimates of the sizes of key population sexualminorities biobehavioural data, which will be used to inform prevention and treatment services and policies for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. It revealed that female sex workers, gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people often do not seek health care, get tested for HIV sexualmiborities other sexually transmitted infections or use condoms.
Members of key populations in the country face real and perceived stigma, discrimination and violence from police, clients and others in their communities on a daily basis, according to the report. High rates of stigma, discrimination and violence are deterring them from seeking or accessing health-care services. We are struggling. That is very hard for many of us. People need to understand our lives better, and Kauntim mi Tu has done that.
While adult female Sexyalminorities prevalence is estimated at 1. More than half of gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender people were ssxualminorities to have never been tested for HIV. Three out of four men in the second largest city, Lae, reported having experienced violence related to their sexuality or sexual identity. The study included biological testing, with participants offered point-of-care tests and, if needed, same-day treatment for syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhoea.
The research team included members of key populations. Read report. One of the most watched events of the year got Cynthia Weber wondering: can the use by Sky News o. Sexualmijorities of the most watched events of the year got Cynthia Weber wondering: can the use by Sky News of artificial intelligence AI at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle be a good thing? For the first time in history, a news broadcaster used AI sexualminorkties recognition technology during sexualminoritied live broadcast.
Cynthia, a professor of international relations and gender studies at the University of Sussex, explained that using software to name wedding guests may be a nifty trick, but there are worries about the implications. Referring to a Stanford University study that analysed more than 35 images on a United States dating website of white, able-bodied, 18—year-olds, the researchers compared their AI-generated sexual orientations against sexual orientations researchers found in dating profiles.
Cynthia said that LGBTI advocacy organizations labelled the study junk science—the study used a skewed sampling in terms of race and age and the study equates sexual orientation with sexual activity. Cynthia believes that AI knowledge may generate opportunities in many fields, but sees far more risks and dangers than advantages for LGBTI people. When AI meets facial recognition technology and a sexual orientation algorithm, at least four issues arise. First, privacy. That allows faces to be scanned and read by everyone, from governments to Sky News.
Secondly, accuracy. For Cynthia, the key issue is knowledge. How does a sexual orientation algorithm know better than an individual his or her sexuality?
Cynthia considers the binary approach of code and computer-readable data not compatible with the vast gender and sexuality spectrum. Finally, the issue of what the AI information will be used for worries Cynthia. For Cynthia, Sexualminorities and sexual orientation are not necessarily mutually beneficial. Cynthia understands that AI influences imagination and drives innovation, but believes that categorization of people usually introduces more harms than benefits.
Gay men and other men who have sex with men and transgender women are among the populations most affected by HIV worldwide. Criminalizing people because of their gender or sexual orientation drives people underground and out of reach of essential health and social services, making them vulnerable to poor health and homelessness. The initiative will require rapid multisectoral support and civil society leadership and will contribute to achieving the time-bound commitments of United Nations Member States to end AIDS as a public health threat by Increasing political commitment and investments for the health and well-being of some of the most vulnerable people in sexualminorities will help to sexualminoritles that no one is left behind.
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Sexual minorities are groups of people whose sexual orientation, gender identity, or sexual characteristics are different from the presumed majority of the population, which are male or female heterosexuals. The most common use of the term sexual minority is to refer to people. Introduction. The term “sexual minority” includes a variety of gender and sexual identities and expressions that differ from cultural norms. Usually, sexual.
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Sexual minorities are groups of people whose sexual orientation, gender identity, or sexual characteristics are different from the presumed majority of the population, which are male or female heterosexuals. The most common use of the term sexual minority is to refer to people whose sexual orientation is not heterosexual. Some men who identify as gay and some women who identify as lesbian as well as men and women who identify as bisexual describe their orientation as an affiliation with a gay, lesbian or bisexual identity, regardless of sexual activity or even sexual desire.
Both men and women may identify as queer rather than gay, sexualminorlties some lesbians and gay men are still offended by the term queer. Another sexual minority is "men who have sex with men" or MSM for short. These men do not always identify themselves as gay, bisexual, or queer. While people of all sexual orientations may consider themselves authorities on the sexual identities of others—some even bragging about the accuracy of their gaydar—no one can truly know the feelings of another person, and sexualminorities one has the right to judge the sexual orientation of another person.
Therefore, the sexual identity of another person is entirely for them to decide and sexuaominorities, as they sexualminorities appropriate. Because of the complexity of sexual feelings, what each person decides may change at different times of their life.
Some people whose sexual orientation changes or who are attracted to a wide range of people regardless of gender describe themselves as pansexual while some whose identity is only minimally associated with their sexual orientation describe themselves as sexualminorities. Sexual minorities also include transgender individuals—men and women who identify themselves as the opposite gender whether or not they have undergone any kind of gender re-assignment and people with intersex sexualminorities, previously termed hermaphrodite, who are born with or develop anatomical sexual characteristics that are neither typically male nor typically female, or who have what appears to be a combination of male and female characteristics.
Some people who reject the notion of a "gender binary," sexkalminorities is, they do not believe everyone should be assigned to the male or female gender, or strongly feel a sense of affiliation with both male and female gender characteristics. They sexualminoritids refer to their gender identity as gender fluid, "genderqueer," or "non-binary" genders.
As a politically correct term, sexual minority generally refers to groups of people's sexual orientation or identity within relatively socially acceptable limits—meaning, people who have sexualmjnorities identities related to legal sexual activities between consenting adults. The term is not generally acceptable in reference to sex addictionpolygamy, child sexual abuseor paraphilias, although increasingly, the polyamorous community is gaining acceptance as a sexual minority.
While some sexual minorities are more prevalent than others, being part of a sexual minority appears to increase the risk of substance use problems and addictions. However, research has mostly focused on gay men, particularly the party and play phenomenon, and the association of gay men with substance use dexualminorities lead to myths about gay meth use. Although the research is far from conclusive, it sexualminorities plausible that the increased stress of being part of a sexual minority, rather than anything implicit to sexual orientation or sexual identity, is sexualminorities cause of this increased risk.
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A sexual minority is a group whose sexual identityorientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society. Primarily used to refer to LGB or non-heterosexual individuals,   it can also refer sexualminorities transgender genderqueer including third gender  or intersex individuals.
Sexual and gender minority is an umbrella term that encompasses populations included in the acronym "LGBTI" lesbiangaybisexualtransgender and intersexand those whose sexual orientation or gender identity varies. The term sexual minority was coined most likely in the late s under the influence of Lars Ullerstam 's ground breaking book "The Erotic Minorities: A Swedish View" which came strongly in favor of tolerance and empathy to uncommon varieties of sexuality, such as paedophilia and "sex criminals".
Scientists such as Ritch Savin-Williams support using the term in order to accurately describe adolescent youths who may not identify as any common culturally-defined sexual identity label lesbiangaybisexualet cetera but who still have attractions towards those of the same anatomical sex as themselves.
Social issues may lead to possible health and psychological issues, especially in youth. It has been found that sexual minorities face increased stress due to stigmas. This stigma-related stress creates elevated coping regulation and social and cognitive processes leading to risk for psychopathology. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published their study sexualminorities large cohorts of ninth to twelfth grade students across the US. One hundred health behaviors were shown to put LGB students at risk for health consequences.
Sexual minority students engage in more risky behaviors when compared with nonsexual minority students. Some students " Based on studies of adolescents, it is concluded that sexual minorities are similar to heterosexual adolescents in developmental needs and concerns.
However, research has suggested that sexual minority youth more specifically LGBT youth are more susceptible to psychological and health issues than heterosexual youth.
Sexual minorities tend to use alternative and complementary medicine alternative methods of addressing their health needs more often than heterosexuals. Adolescent sexual minorities report a higher incidence of the following when compared to heterosexual students:.
When compared to the general population, sexual minorities have a higher risk for self-injury. Support for aging sexual minorities appears to be common.
When gay, lesbian, and bisexual adults reported being discriminated against, forty-two percent credited it to their sexual orientation. This discrimination was positively associated with both harmful effects on quality of life and indicators of psychiatric morbidity. Sexual minorities are generally portrayed in the mass media as being ignored, trivialized, or condemned.
The term symbolic annihilation accounts for their lack of characterization due to not fitting into the white, heterosexual, vanilla type lifestyle. This description centers on how social networking and connections to oppose instances of homophobia. In music, people like Sam Smith and Sia have created songs that express their emotions and sexuality with a number of followers. While sexual minorities do have a place in the media, it is often critiqued that sexualminorities are still limited in their representations.
In shows, if a character is gay, they are often a very shallow character that is only present for comic relief or as a plot twist. Compared to a heteronormative counterpart, the sexual minority is often a mere side-kick.
However, since the integration of actors, musicians, and characters of sexual minorities, the idea of non-normativity sexualminorities become more normalized in society.
Current and past research has been "skewed toward SM men—and is disproportionately focused on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Most research has been directed toward gay and bisexual men. Women sexual minority studies accounted for only Sexual minorities in South Africa have sexual-orientation-related health inequities when compared to other countries. One of the highest prevalences of sexual violence directed toward women of a sexual minority occurs in South Africa.
Women of color who are living in low income urban areas are notably targeted. The perpetrators of sexual violence believe they are "correcting the women," and their actions will cure them of their homosexuality.
Reasons for these objections may vary. For example, some LGBT people feel that the term sexual minority reminds them about discrimination and about being a minority. They want to be not a distinct minority but an integral and respectable part of the society. Some other LGBT people dislike the term for being too inclusive, including swingerspolyamorists, BDSM people and other perceived "sexual strangers".
Some transgender and transsexual people dislike the term sexual sexualminorities for yet another reason. They argue that the phenomenon of transsexuality or transgender has nothing to do with sex, sexual practices or sexual orientationsexualminorities it relates to the gendergender dysphoria and gender-variant behavior or feelings.
Thus, they feel it is incorrect to classify them as "sexual minority", when, in fact, they are gender-variant minority. Some conservative groups oppose the use of the term sexual minority for completely different reasons.
They think or feel that the term inherently implies some degree of legalisation or protection for those engaged in such sexual practices, sexualminorities like ethnic minorities are protected from being discriminated or persecuted in modern democratic countries.
Some people dislike the term because it includes minoritywhen the fact is that not all these categories are really about minorities but actually about minorised groups.
Others referred to as "sexual minorities" include fetishists and practitioners in of BDSM bondage, dominance, and submissionand sadism and masochism. Usually, the term sexual minority is applied only to groups who practice consensual sex : for example, it would be unusual to refer to rapists as a sexual minority, but the term would generally include someone whose sexuality gave a major, fetishized role to consensual playing out of a rape fantasy.
Also, someone who very occasionally incorporates of consensual kink  or same-sex activity into a largely vanilla, heterosexual sex life would not sexualminorities be described as a sexual minority. From Sexualminorities, the free encyclopedia. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
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