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Issues in 'Coming Out' (LGBT)

I need help explaining two challenges LGBTIQ clients may face as they come out in their sexual orientation to others. Then describe the resource you identified that serves this population and provide a link to its' website. Finally, describe the services this resource provides and explain how they would be helpful to clients and their families.

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Thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to discuss likely issues in 'coming out'. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. Likely issues/challenges - 150 words
2. Helpful Resource - 150 words

This should give you 300 words which should cover what you need. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

Issues in 'Coming Out'

For many 'closet homosexuals', or members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered 'third sex' (also known as the LGBT population), declaring to the people who know them, or to the world in general that they are LGBT can be extremely challenging especially if there is stigma about the LGBT in that particular group/circle or community and if doing so will limit or deter the individual from continuing his employment or pursuing his personhood/way of life. De Angelis (2002), writes, "People still need help ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of issues and challenges in 'coming out' as an LGBT individual. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.