Equality in dating
While 29 percent of heterosexual youth surveyed reported being physically abused by dating partners, for example, 42.8 percent of LGB youth reported the same.
The rates of sexual victimization for LGB respondents was 23.2 percent, nearly double that of heterosexual youth, of whom 12.3 percent reported sexual coercion.
The limited data available on LGBTQ teen dating violence, however, is cause for concern.
showed significantly higher rates of dating violence among LGB youth than among non-LGB youth.
'All you need is love.' This sentiment may have started with the Beatles' song, but chances are you've heard it dozens of times and used for different meanings.
One - the notion that love is the only thing that's needed to keep a relationship going - is certainly romantic, but it may not be very realistic.
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Men have to learn to get women by using his personality not his wallet.
Women have fall in luv with the man not what he can do financially for her.
When we talk about major concerns facing LGBTQ youth, we typically discuss topics like bias-based bullying and harassment or familial rejection and homelessness; and when we talk about violence facing the larger LGBTQ community, we typically discuss hate crimes.
In other words, we talk about the violence facing our community from those outside it, from those who are openly homophobic and transphobic, but what about the violence happening within our community?
For example, much like any barter system, we tend to trade our friendship for the friendship of others.