Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination by Mind Map: Sexual Orientation Discrimination

1. 4 main types

1.1. Direct Discrimination

1.1.1. Someone is treated worse in the same situation as the other people.

1.1.1.1. Example - Movie ticket seller refuses to let two women purchase a couple seat.

1.2. Indirect Discrimination

1.2.1. Organizations with policies that apply to everyone, but puts non-heterosexuals at a disadvantage.

1.2.1.1. Example - Joe and his boyfriend, Henry is at a party playing 7 minutes in heaven, they are only allowed boys and girls.

1.3. Harassment

1.3.1. When someone makes you feel, downgraded, humiliated or offended.

1.3.1.1. Example - Henry is greeted by his girly name, Henria when he comes to school.

1.4. Victimisation

1.4.1. When someone is treated badly because they relate or complain about sexual orientation related discrimination.

1.4.1.1. Example - A gay librarian complains he is being paid less due to his wishes, so he is fired.

2. Reduce Discrimination against non-heterosexual

2.1. Teaching students to treat others equally.

2.2. Make serious accusations

2.3. Choose friends who are not discriminative against others

3. Types of sexual orientation

3.1. https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/sexual-orientation.html

3.2. Heterosexual

3.2.1. Romantically and physically attracted to members of the opposite sex

3.3. Homosexual

3.3.1. Romantically and physically attracted to people of the same sex

3.4. Bisexual

3.4.1. Romantically and physically attracted to members of both sexes

3.5. Asexual

3.5.1. Romantically and physically attracted to no sex at all

4. Negative Effects

4.1. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/brick-brick/201402/the-psychological-impact-lgbt-discrimination

4.2. Physical Health

4.2.1. Bullies at school

4.2.1.1. 40 percent report physical bullying and 19 percent report being physically assaulted at school because of sexual orientation

4.2.2. Troubles with parents

4.2.2.1. As many as 50 percent of LGBT teens experience a negative reaction from their parents when they come out; 30 percent experience physical abuse

4.2.3. Discrimination and harassment often pervade the workplace

4.3. Mental Health

4.3.1. LGBT adults who report family rejection are six times more likely to be depressed

4.3.2. The bullying can be so intense that 30 percent of LGBT children miss school (link is external) because they feel unsafe

4.3.3. employees who have experienced employment discrimination (based on sexual orientation) have higher levels of psychological distress

4.4. Social Health

4.4.1. Avoided by surround people

4.4.2. Get isolated by friends

4.4.3. LGBT adults who report family rejection are six times more likely to be depressed

4.5. Spiritual Health

4.5.1. Studies have found that LGBT youth attempt suicide more than 3 times more frequently than their heterosexual counterparts

4.5.2. Among youth who attempted suicide, almost twice as many GLBT youth said they really hoped to die

5. Citations

5.1. Year published: 2018 Page title: Sexual Orientation Website name: Kidshealth.org Publisher: The publisher of the document URL: https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/sexual-orientation.html Access date: April 30th 2018

5.2. Year published: 2018 Page title: The Psychological Impact of LGBT Discrimination Website name: Psychology Today Publisher: The publisher of the document URL: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/brick-brick/201402/the-psychological-impact-lgbt-discrimination Access date: April 30th 2018

5.3. Year published: 2018 Page title: Homosexuality and Suicide: LGBT Suicide – A Serious Issue - LGBT Mental Health - Gender | HealthyPlace Website name: HealthyPlace Publisher: The publisher of the document URL: https://www.healthyplace.com/gender/glbt-mental-health/homosexuality-and-suicide-lgbt-suicide-a-serious-issue/ Access date: April 30th 2018 Authors: Natasha Tracy

5.4. Sexual Orientation Discrimination. (n.d.). Retrieved May 1, 2018, from https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/advice-and-guidance/sexual-orientation-discrimination