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In this article the author reviews research evidence on the prevalence of mental disorders in lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals LGBs and shows, using meta-analyses, that LGBs have a higher prevalence of mental disorders than heterosexuals. The author offers a conceptual framework for understanding this excess in prevalence of disorder in terms of minority stress —explaining that stigma, prejudice, and discrimination create a hostile and stressful social environment that causes mental health problems. The model describes stress processes, including the experience of prejudice events, expectations of rejection, hiding and concealing, internalized homophobia, and ameliorative coping processes.
Freeman Emma Donoghue. New York: Harper Perennial, In this endeavor, Donoghue joins a number of literary critics and historians who, in recent years, have worked to expand our ability to recognize lesbian identities in literary and historical writings.
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T he Stonewall riots started in the early hours of 28 June during a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, a favourite haunt of gay and lesbian New Yorkers. As customers were hauled out in handcuffs, the crowd outside erupted into fury. It would change LGBT activism for ever.
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The Nature of Lesbian History. Should lesbian history and gay male history be separately considered? Male homosexuality and lesbianism are completely unrelated in Chinese eyes, and this seems to be the view of some modern queer historians.