Guideline 1. Psychologists attempt to realize the consequences of stigma (in other terms., prejudice, discrimination, and physical physical violence) and its particular different contextual manifestations into the life of lesbian, gay, and people that are bisexual.
Surviving in a society that is heterosexist poses challenges to people who have non-heterosexual orientations. Numerous lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual individuals face social stigma, heterosexism, physical physical violence, and discrimination (Herek; Mays & Cochran; Meyer). Stigma means a negative social attitude or social disapproval directed toward an attribute of somebody who may cause prejudice and discrimination from the person (VandenBos). Continue reading