It has become accepted wisdom in most polite circles — as well as in schools, government, corporate America, and certainly the popular culture — that homosexual behavior is a normal and natural variation of life. Any criticism of it amounts to ignorant bigotry. There are still many lingering uncomfortable facts. Major hospitals are now creating special units to deal with LGBT related maladies. And when a medical professional like Dr.
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While not all of these items apply to everyone, it's wise to be aware of these issues. That men who have sex with men are at an increased risk of HIV infection is well known, but the effectiveness of safe sex in reducing the rate of HIV infection is one of the gay community's great success stories. However, the last few years have seen the return of many unsafe sex practices. While effective HIV treatments may be on the horizon, there is no substitute for preventing infection. Safe sex is proven to reduce the risk of receiving or transmitting HIV. All health care professionals should be aware of how to counsel and support maintenance of safe sex practices.
I cradled my head in my hands, desperate to contribute to the reams of social media positivity I had seen surrounding Mental Health Awareness Week. There came a certain point in my experience of being LGBT where I accepted that I had to be strong and uncompromising in the face of disapproving glances and withering remarks. And yet, for some reason, I find this an incredibly difficult attitude to transfer over to my struggle with depression.
This statement was made by Greg Quinlan, a former member of the homosexual community, who testified before the Ohio Defense of Marriage Act in November, Both Boards strongly reiterate the Catechism's teaching that people who self-identify as gays and lesbians must be treated with 'respect, compassion, and sensitivity' CCC The Boards also support the Church's right to speak to aspects of this issue in accordance with her own self-understanding.