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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT): Introduction to LGBT Issues

Members of the LGBT community can find information about local and national organizations. Others can find information on those affected by discrimination due to gender or identity orientation.

LGBT Information and Organizations

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The Issues

Gay Foster Parents

Gay Foster Parents

While the debate over the role of gay parents grows and shows no sign of abating, the structure of the traditional family has changed in many ways. A household consisting of a mother, a father, and children living in one home has changed. According to “America’s Families and Living Arrangements”—a November 3, 2011, report released by the US Census Bureau—in 2011, 69 percent of the 74.6 million children under the age of eighteen lived with two parents (92 percent of these children lived with two biological or two adoptive parents), while 27 percent lived with one parent, and 4 percent...View More

Also see in Opposing Viewpoints:

Homosexuality

Same Sex Marriage

In CQ Researcher:

Gay Rights

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In SIRS - Leading Issues

Same Sex Marriage

Topic Overview: Gay Rights

LGBT Books for Young Adults

LGBT Non-Fiction DVDs

LGBT eBooks

LGBT Books for Youth