The history of LGBT residents in Californiawhile very likely spanning centuries prior to the 20th, has become increasingly visible recently with the successes of the LGBT rights movement. In spite of the strong development of early LGBT villages in the state, pro-LGBT activists in California have campaigned against nearly years of especially harsh prosecutions and punishments toward gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people. Prior tothe independence of Mexico largely resulted in the end of the colonial Spanish Inquisition and its violent anti-LGBT persecution in the then-Mexican territory of California.
However, that joy soon turned to mourning when they learned the government refused to grant one of their 2-year-olds citizenship. According to the U. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a child born abroad may become a U.
A year-old California man has been accused of a hate crime in addition to first-degree murder in the killing of his former classmate. Samuel Woodward was arrested in January for the murder of year-old Blaze Bernstein, who was found stabbed more than 20 times and buried in a shallow grave in a Lake Forest, California, park. The two young men had attended high school together, and Bernstein was visiting home during a college break.
Before his brutal death on June 21, Anthony Avalos was allegedly tortured for days. The year-old Lancaster, California, boy who came out as gay weeks before his death was allegedly beaten and abused, according to court documents obtained by NBC 4 Los Angeles. He was also allegedly forced to kneel with some of the 8 children in the house told to stand watch to make sure he did not get up.
Research on the health of lesbian, gay and bisexual LGB adults generally overlooks the chronic conditions that are the most common health concerns of older adults. This brief presents unique population-level data on aging LGB adults ages 50—70 documenting that they have higher rates of several serious chronic physical and mental health conditions compared to similar heterosexual adults. These data indicate a need for general health care and aging services to develop programs targeted to the specific needs of aging LGB adults, and for LGB-specific programs to increase attention to the chronic conditions that are common among all older adults.
Despite good incomes and access to health care, gay older adults in California have more health problems than their straight counterparts, according to a new study. The report, released today March 30 by the University of California, Los Angeles Center for Health Policy Research, found that aging gay men, lesbians and bisexual people in California have higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, and disability than older straight adults. Mental health problems were also more prevalent in older gay Californians compared with heterosexuals.
We come from a wide range of backgrounds and are united in our primary purpose of being useful to younger gay men and of service to the gay and larger community. A healthy and thriving community honors ancestors, needs elders, depends on adults and invites youth. In the process of growing from one stage to the next, both the community and individuals are transformed.
Verified by Psychology Today. Finally Out. Thomas Gass, a dentist in California, has survived the curse—twice. The curse?
Techno music chugged; strobe lights blinked. But half an hour past the scheduled start time, patrons had yet to arrive. Endora sat at the bar and ordered a cocktail.
Stonewall is so synonymous with gay pride that it obscures the fact that the movement for gay rights in the United States was born in Los Angeles. The city derided as a sun-drenched Land of the Lotus-Eaters, not serious or cerebral enough for the cognoscenti of the Bay Area or the East Coast, has been the driving force of gay culture in America since the dawn of the Hollywood movie colony at the turn of the 20th century. It was home to the earliest known lesbian publication Vice Versa, first official gay rights organization the Mattachine Society,first homosexual magazine ONE Magazine, first gay motorcycle club the Satyrs MC,first Supreme Court decision in favor of gay rights One Inc. Olesen,and first mention of a gay riot in response to police harassment Cooper Do-nuts,