Youth: “You can be gay, but not kiss’

Youth: “You can be gay, but not kiss’

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Sure, a gay may be my friend, but I do not see him kissing another man.Young people are going in recent years, much less dismissive and negative conduct towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.But still there is no complete acceptance. Gay young people experience still more problems than heterosexual youth. Transgender is that even stronger.

Sure, a gay may be my friend, but I do not see him kissing another man. Young people are going in recent years, much less dismissive and negative conduct towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. But still there is no complete acceptance. Gay young people experience still more problems than heterosexual youth.Transgender is that even stronger.This is evident from the published today SCP publication Youth and Sexual Orientation , made ​​at the request of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.For the study were young (between 11 and 16 years) and young adults (aged between 16 and 25 years old) questioned.

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It is painful to see how many are bad LHB youth in their own skin

COC President Tanja Ineke

From a previous survey in 2006 found that 18 percent of young adults thought negatively about homosexuality and bisexuality.Now that fell to 6 percent. Well still takes about a third of the youth and young adults the dirty when they see two men kissing. This latter percentage is 12 percent significantly lower when it comes to a man and a woman. If gay or transgender ‘coming out’ the environment reacts almost always positive. Yet they have more than heterosexual youth unpleasant experience such as bullying, nasty questions, stupid jokes or name calling. Which come very often from strangers. Four in ten gay youth saying they have experienced problems in the past year. COC, the interest group for homosexuals, the figures called alarming and calls on the government, schools and parents to take action. “It’s painful to see how many are bad LHB youth in their skin,” said President Tanja Ineke. LHB stands for lesbian, gay and bisexual. “I hate it that their situation does not improve quickly.” Jet Bussemaker Minister of Education is concerned about the well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, reports her spokeswoman. There remains, according to her “work to do” to discuss this topic in the classroom.’Teachers need to be supported in it. ” They therefore want that on teacher training “sufficient attention” for this.
Volkskrant
Translation by UGOM

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