Lesbians are normal human beings.
In an article entitled, “Sexual Functions in Lesbians and Lesbian Relationships”, published by the Institute for Personal Growth, the American Psychiatric Association officially de-classified homosexuality as a mental illness and most healthcare professional have gradually accepted the view that being lesbian is a sexual variation rather than a disease.
They are normal except that they have unique needs and concerns and people should try to understand that and be open to their unique identities.
The struggle of lesbians for acceptance come in so many ways. An article entitled, “Lesbians and Gays are not abnormal“, it mentioned of Indian lesbians and gays continued fight for their rights for over 15 years. They petitioned for the repeal of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.
Lesbians, no matter how they feel towards people of the same sex, are normal. They are just who they are. No matter what people say, lesbians are still God’s creation just like everybody else. People should learn to provide space for every human being to live and love with freedom, dignity and respect irrespective of sexual orientation.
To fully understand the sexual identity of lesbians, grab a copy of this book entitled, “Mental Health Issues in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities (Review of Psychiatry).” The book offers compelling facts and insights in a concise yet comprehensive format, bringing together the latest research and clinical practice in this rapidly growing and evolving field. Another good read is “Sexual Orientation and Mental Health: Examining Identity and Development in Lesbians.” These books can open ones’ eyes and help understand a fellow human being’s different sexual orientation.