Bisexual and transgender people are two groups within the LGBT community that face high rates of domestic violence, along with related forms of abuse including intimate partner violence and sexual assault.
Those rates were much higher among respondents who were American Indian (45 percent), Asian (36 percent), Black (35 percent) and Latino/a (35 percent).Meanwhile, like the Baby Boomers of all stripes, aging gays and lesbians are radically redefining what it means to be a senior—and how they fit into the larger community.The Network is building community and connecting people throughout the year with health and human service, social, arts and cultural programs and public policy, advocacy and community initiatives to tens of thousands."When I was emotionally, spiritually, and financially ready to begin transitioning, I decided to start medical, social, and legal [changes] all at once," Kellaway says.In the same week, he told his loved ones his decision, changed his name legally and publicly, and began talking with a gender therapist about hormone therapy. It has nothing to do with the kind of people they have romantic feelings toward.Today, "It's more [mentioned in] the media, more on the Internet," Hendricks says. There's a community." Because of this, more people are choosing to transition at younger ages.