The Shifting Status of Deviancy of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and…

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The Shifting Status of Deviancy of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/ Transsexual Populations in the United States
Introduction
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/ Transsexual (LGBT) individuals have been much maligned in modern history. Dating at least since the early medieval time period in Europe, and later in the United States as well, LGBT individuals have been seen as deviant from the normatively heterosexual dominant culture. LGBT people have been seen as physically and mentally pathological according to psychologists and medical professionals, as sinful in the eyes of the three monotheistic religions of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, and as criminal according to governmental law. In the last forty years, however, the...
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