100 Questions and Answers About Sexual Orientation and the Stereotypes and Bias Surrounding People who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Asexual, and of oth

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Author: Michigan State School of Journalism Horowitz, Susan Gushee, David P
Publication Date: 10/12/2018
Publisher: Michigan State University School of Journalism
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book

Description

This guide has sections on terminology, identity, relationships, families, health, safety, school, work, visibility, coming out, civil rights, politics and religion.

The guide offers quick, accurate answers to basic, introductory questions about gay, lesbian, bisexual and other sexual orientations. It is a starting point for people in business, schools, places of worship, government, medicine, law enforcement, human resources and journalism. The guide suggests resources for those who then want greater depth.

Questions include:

How many sexual orientations are there?

Does everyone fit into a category?

Are bisexual and pansexual the same?

What does heteronormativity mean?

What about homonormativity?

Why do some gay people say “queer” or “faggot?”

What is intersectionality?

What percentage of Americans identify as gay?

Are gays more feminine and lesbians more masculine?

Do gay and bi people have only gay and bi friends?

Are people born gay?

Can sexual orientation change?

How is dating different in the LGB community?