10 Facts About LGBT culture


LGBT culture is a culture shared by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals.

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Such LGBT communities organize special events in addition to pride parades celebrating their culture such as the Gay Games and Southern Decadence.

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LGBT culture's characters have recently been updated and moved to the internet.

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Primarily associated with lesbians in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, lesbian LGBT culture has often involved large, predominantly lesbian "women's" events such as the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival and the Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend.

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Lesbian culture has its own icons, such as Melissa Etheridge, k d lang, Ellen DeGeneres (androgynous) and Portia de Rossi (femme).

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LGBT youth have a higher suicide rate in the U S Those who identify with the LGBT community are four times as likely to attempt suicide than those who do not.

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LGBT culture parades are outdoor events celebrating LGBT culture social and self acceptance, achievements and legal rights.

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LGBT culture conservatism is a socio-political movement which embraces and promotes the ideology of conservatism within an LGBT culture context.

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Criticism of LGBTQ+ culture comes from a variety of sources, much of which is critique from within the community itself.

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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore and movements like Gay Shame have argued that LGBT culture has been depoliticized by a tiny minority of relatively privileged queer people, who participate in "institutions of oppression" at the expense of the vast majority of LGBT people.

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