Social Work. Research by Colleen Hoffon of gay male couples from the San Francisco Bay Area funded by the National Institute of Mental Health found that 45 percent were in monogamous relationships. A number of online social websites for gay men have been established.
February April 26, - Vermont becomes the first state to legalize civil-unions between same-sex couples. Among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer LGBQ respondents who had visited a doctor or health care provider in the year before the survey:.
June 30, - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs a law banning the use of the so-called gay and trans panic legal defense strategy.
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They made dubious claims that the nondiscrimination protections would require doctors to provide treatment that violated their religious beliefs, such as transition-related surgeries for transgender patients. Problems with classification happen when the procedures or policies of a shelter require the youth to be segregated based on their assigned sex rather than what they classify themselves as.
Discrimination—and even the potential for discrimination—can deter LGBTQ people from seeking care in the first place.