A study of lesbian lifestyles in the homosexual micro-culture and the heterosexual macro-culture.
Facts About Youth – Health Risks of the Homosexual Lifestyle
Is it Just Another Lifestyle? Hogg, et al and published in the International Journal of Epidemiology vol. Other days I wake up, proud for being the person I know I am. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health has shown that 39 percent of males with same-sex attraction have been abused by other homosexual men. A New York Times article reported that a young male homosexual has about a 50 percent chance of getting HIV by middle age. Does that mean that we are therefore justified in supporting and affirming a life style that can bring such suffering? Diggs, Jr.
Among this sample of men I have known as professional colleagues and as patients in my practice, none ever reported making a choice to live a gay life style. In the end, knowing who I am and allowing myself to be open about it has been a rough journey all the way through. Homosexual relationships, on average are much shorter lived than heterosexual relationships.
Their commitment to equality is one they share with many allies and advocates who are not LGBT. Navigate Left. Conclusion As a result of everything I have read, learned and experienced as a mental health worker, I long ago concluded that homosexuality is not a matter of choice. And so the suffering goes on.