The majority of individuals affected by disorders of sex development do not face challenges related to sexual orientation and gender identity, although homosexuality, gender role nonconformity, and gender dysphoria defined as discomfort with the gender assigned to one at birth [see Chapter 2 ] are somewhat more prevalent among this population compared with the general population Cohen-Kettenis and Pfafflin, Since many of these variables are centrally related to health status, health concerns, and access to care, this report explicitly considers a few key subgroupings of the LGBT population in each chapter:.
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The American Psychological Associationthe American Psychiatric Associationand the National Association of Social Workers identify sexual orientation as "not merely a personal characteristic that can be defined in isolation. For every gay and bisexual men with HIV in72 received some HIV care, 57 were retained in care, and 58 were virally suppressed.
Retrieved 27 June Of the 26 countries that participate militarily in NATOmore than 20 permit openly gay, lesbian and bisexual people to serve. The Williams Institute. Policies and attitudes toward gay and lesbian military personnel vary widely around the world.
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For example, among transgender respondents to this survey, most say they first felt their gender was different from their birth sex before puberty. LGBT individuals in rural areas may have less access to providers who are comfortable with or knowledgeable about the treatment of LGBT patients.
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