James; Williams, Mark L. In the context of sexuality, lesbian refers only to female homosexuality. In particular, where homosexuality is a crime, coming out may constitute self-incrimination. Sexual orientation change efforts. Beginning in with Homogenic LoveSocialist activist and poet Edward Carpenter wrote a string of pro-homosexual articles and pamphlets, and "came out" in in his book My Days and Dreams. The terms are seen as problematic by some, however, because they "obscure social dimensions of sexuality; undermine the self-labeling of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people; and do not sufficiently describe variations in sexual behavior". Hospitals, surgery and procedures.
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Such behaviors include sexual activitycourtshipaffectionpair bondingand parenting and are widespread; a review by researcher Bruce Bagemihl shows that homosexual behavior has been documented in about species, ranging from primates to gut worms. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, the relationship between the main protagonist Gilgamesh and the character Enkidu has been seen by some to be homosexual in nature. Archived from the original on 10 July According to Rosario, Schrimshaw, Hunter, Braun"the development of a lesbian, gay, or bisexual LGB sexual identity is a complex and often difficult process. There is no real explanation as to why some men are gay and others are not; it is just part of the wide variety of human sexuality The most common terms for homosexual people are lesbian for females and gay for males, but gay also commonly refers to both homosexual females and males.
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