American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy "[T]he association does not consider homosexuality a disorder that requires treatment, and as such, we see no basis for [reparative therapy]. The stripes overlap in the central fifth of the flag to form a deep shade of lavender or purplerepresenting attraction anywhere along the gender spectrum. GMLA; Apr. A study showed a correlation between the degree of parental rejection of LGB adolescents and negative health problems in the teenagers studied. The results from the study showed that transgender people reinforced the idea of heteronormativityseen in their gender practices and beliefs. The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association. But is it what they want?
Furthermore, if it was then clarified that this is not the case then these gay men would suddenly feel excluded and ignored by the other gay men with which they had been interacting with.
LGBT culture worldwide. Beyond studies focused solely on reparative therapy, broader research clearly demonstrates the significant harm that societal prejudice and family rejection has on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGBTQ people, particularly youth. Criticism has been made that the LGBTQIA community represents an artificial separation, rather than one based on tangible customs or ethnic identification.