GLBT and pro-diversity pamphlets, signs, stickers, rainbow flags, or posters in addition to showcases and exhibits on GLBT issues and events were noted as constructive ways to create a GLBT-friendly environment. Homophobia refers to fear of or prejudice and discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: The word gay can be used to refer generally to lesbian, gay and bisexual people but many women prefer to be called lesbian. Should gay men and lesbians be bracketed together? To obtain a sampling of GLBT health professionals, members of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association were randomly selected to receive an email message inviting them to participate in the survey.
One information specialist found that email reference help tended to make the interaction easier and more positive since the patron could question quite directly without being or worrying about being confronted with any judgmental looks or words from the librarian.
WHAT IS LGBT?
This was demonstrated by the responses to the question: There are a small number of LC subject headings that cover GBLT health care professionals gay nurses, lesbian psychiatrists, gay librarians, lesbian librarians, etc. The websites below also have helpful information on coming out. The process of transitioning from one gender to another is called gender reassignment. Archived from the original on 6 December The Politics of Gay Rights.
The Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations. Retrieved 22 December Most GLBT persons responded that they believed GLBT people have special information needs, as did the majority of non-GLBT participants, although there was a highly significant difference in the responses of these two groups among nonlibrarian health care professionals. The health issues that face us are cast aside or are unreal, when they very much exist. Retrieved December 2, Part of a series on.