Open in a separate window Respondents gave a variety of reasons why GLBT health consumers have special information needs. There were responses from both librarian and nonlibrarian health care professionals and students, 74 of which were made by GLBT persons. A few felt that this group had no special information needs, but it is apparent from the large majority of answers that many health issues are of particular importance, need to be dealt with in special ways, or are unique to this population. In addition, information specific to transgendered persons, such as the neo-vagina, hormone therapy, and special surgeries such as phalloplasty and vaginoplasty were mentioned. One librarian commented on the survey:
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This article is written like a personal reflection, personal essay, or argumentative essay that states a Wikipedia editor's personal feelings or presents an original argument about a topic. Please help improve it by rewriting it in an encyclopedic style. Lesbians and gay men are often portrayed inaccurately in television, films, and other media. The gay community is often portrayed as many stereotypes , such as gay men being portrayed as flamboyant and bold.
This year is an important year for gay rights as it was recently the year anniversary since it stopped being illegal for two men to be in a relationship in England and Wales. This is called the decriminalisation of homosexuality. This means that this wasn't going to be a crime anymore. The law changed in Northern Ireland and Scotland later. But it was never illegal for two women.
I am ashamed of myself all the time. This homosexual issue is causing me to be shy and not wanting to go out. Schwartz responds to questions about psychotherapy and mental health problems, from the perspective of his training in clinical psychology.