Voices of Lgbtq+: A Conversation Starter for Understanding, Supporting, and Protecting Gay, Bi, Trans, and Queer People

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SKU: 9781645431480 Category:
Author: Wolters, Lynda
Publication Date: 08/04/2020
Publisher: Mascot Books
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Description

“Why do so many in our modern society reject those who are different?

Though the mainstream acceptance of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Queer community has made leaps and bounds over the past few years, many pivotal groups within our modern society still respond to the LGBTQ] community with an overwhelming, knee-jerk reaction of “us” vs. “them.” Despite the progress that has been made, misunderstanding, hatred, animosity, aggression, and violence still affect this community on a deep level. Lynda Wolters knows firsthand: a strong ally, she has come to know, understand, and have a deep respect for the community through her son, who is gay.

Including highly personal, real-world anecdotes, Voices of LGBTQ+ helps outline some of the most critical challenges the community faces today, with topical insights into:

‚[‚€‚[ Homelessness

‚[‚€‚[ Hate crimes

‚[‚€‚[ Suicide

‚[‚€‚[ Economic challenges

‚[‚€‚[ Discrimination and lack of equality

‚[‚€‚[ Religious and biblical conflicts

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