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Since Hite carried out her study she has acknowledged that some women may have chosen the political identity of a lesbian. Elsevier Health Sciences. Main article: Gay bullying. Yet not all LGBT people choose to participate in "queer culture", and many gay men and women specifically decline to do so.
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The prejudice of homophobia may also stem from authoritarian parents, particularly those with homophobic views as well, the researchers added. Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World. With a population hostile towards LGBT people, the country has witnessed public demonstrations against homosexuals, public denunciations of presumed homosexual individuals, as well as violent intrusions in private homes.
New York: Routledge. It is the policy of the UNHCR that persons facing attack, inhuman treatment, or serious discrimination because of their homosexuality, and whose governments are unable or unwilling to protect them, should be recognized as refugees. Retrieved 17 December