Gays and lesbians in philadelphia
The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard (Victoria) is a telephone helpline that gives advice, information, counselling and referrals to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (GLBTI) people in...
For gay people, large cities tend to provide more social-networking opportunities, more social and institutional supports and more tolerant social climates. Yet, they also typically have more noise, pollution, traffic, crime and ethnic conflict – stressors that tend to erode wellbeing. Other drawbacks of urban life may include high taxes, inferior public schools, substandard housing and a relatively high cost of living.
The gender of the people you want to have sex with is just one part of your sexuality. There are words which people use to talk about this. In English, men who like men may call themselves ‘gay’, women who like women may call themselves ‘lesbian’, and people who like both men and women may say they are ‘bisexual’. Other words might be used in your language or in your culture.