The Intersection of LGBTQ+ Mental Health and the Rise of Same-Sex Marriage: Understanding Current Trends and Implications for LGBTQ+ Rights and Society

Understanding Current Trends and Implications for LGBTQ+ Rights and Society

  • Khumukcham Anupama Devi Tutor,College of Nursing,AIIMS Patna
  • Thokchom Soniya Devi Tutor, College of Nursing AIIMS Deoghar
  • Sudhakar Kumar Singh Tutor, ANM School Muzaffarpur, Health Department. Govt. of Bihar.
Keywords: LGBTQ, Same sex Marriage, Mental Health

Abstract

The LGBTQ+ community has long faced discrimination, prejudice, and marginalization, which have had significant impacts on their mental health and well-being. Studies have shown that LGBTQ+ individuals are at a higher risk of experiencing mental health disparities compared to their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts (Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2017; India HIV/AIDS Alliance, 2019). However, in recent years, there have been significant advancements in LGBTQ+ rights and recognition, including the increasing acceptance and legal recognition of same-sex marriage in many countries around the world, including India. These developments have important implications for the mental health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals, as marriage is a significant institution that can impact various aspects of an individual's life, including their mental health and relationships.

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Khumukcham Anupama Devi, Thokchom Soniya Devi, Sudhakar Kumar Singh. The Intersection of LGBTQ+ Mental Health and the Rise of Same-Sex Marriage: Understanding Current Trends and Implications for LGBTQ+ Rights and Society. Int J Med Res Rev [Internet]. 2024May13 [cited 2024May20];12(2):48-1. Available from: https://ijmrr.medresearch.in/index.php/ijmrr/article/view/1465
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