Religious Choice or Psychological Aberration?: In the s and s we saw an explosion of new religious groups in America, many of which came to be labeled by their detractors as "cults.
Violence against LGBT people As homophobia and transphobia are correlated, many trans people experience homophobia and heterosexism ; this is due to people who associate trans people's gender identity with homosexualityor because trans people may also have a sexual orientation that is non-heterosexual.
According to the American Psychological Associationtransgender children are more likely than other children to experience harassment and violence in school, foster care, residential treatment centers, homeless centers and juvenile justice programs.
Three-quarters report having felt unsafe. When asked if they had ever been forced to have sex, experienced violence in their home, or been physically abused, the majority answered yes to each question.
Stotzer published an article in Aggression and Violent Behavior that compiled information from numerous studies reporting violence against transgender people.
It ordinarily takes the form of a person using pronouns to describe someone that are not the ones they use,   calling a person "ma'am" or "sir" in contradiction to the person's gender identity,  using a pre-transition name for someone instead of a post-transition one  called "deadnaming"  or insisting that a person must adhere to the roles or norms assigned to their sex rather than the ones that align with their gender identity; for example, using a bathroom designated for males even though the person identifies as female.
Transgender people are often excluded from entitlements or privileges reserved for people whose gender identity they share, but whose assigned gender they do not.
It is very common, for example, for transgender women to be stopped or questioned when they use public bathrooms designated for women.
In one case, Robert Eads died of ovarian cancer after being refused treatment by more than two dozen doctors. Another example of this is the case of Tyra Hunter.
Hunter was involved in an automobile accident, and when rescue workers discovered she was transgender, they backed away and stopped administering treatment. She later died in a hospital. Some transgender people lose their jobs when they begin to transition.
A study from Willamette University stated that a transgender person fired for following the recommended course of treatment rarely wins it back through federal or state statutes. Additionally, when an employer fires or otherwise discriminates against a transgender employee, it may be a "mixed motive" case, with the employer openly citing obvious wrongdoing, job performance issues or the like such as excessive tardiness, for example while keeping silent in regards to transphobia.
Such discrimination is outlawed by specific legislation in the State of New Jersey and might be in other states as it is in the states of California, Illinois, Maine, Minnesota, New Mexico and Washington or city ordinances; additionally, it is covered by case law in some other states.
For example, Massachusetts is covered by cases such as Lie vs. Several other states and cities prohibit such discrimination in public employment.
Sweden and the United Kingdom has also legislated against employment discrimination on the grounds of gender identity. Sometimes, however, employers discriminate against transgender employees in spite of such legal protections.
Management argued that this hurt Winn-Dixie's corporate image. It results in limited career options for the transgender community leaving them economically vulnerable. A study conducted by Anneliese Singh and Vel McKleroy on transgender people of color revealed that difficulty finding a job or losing a job due to transphobia in workplace resulted in some of the transgender people living in crime-ridden neighborhoods, and getting involved in abusive relationships.
Transgender disenfranchisement in the United States Transgender people also face the denial of right of asylum or inhuman treatment in process of asylum-seeking. For example, Fernada Milan, a transgender woman from Guatemala was placed in an asylum center for males in Denmark and while there, was raped by several men.
She was in danger of deportation into Guatemala where transgender people have no rights and face possible execution, but has since been granted entry. In education[ edit ] Within the school system, many transgender teens are harassed and mistreated with reported negative effects on both victim and the school's population in general.
Most of the administrators and educators are unaware about the extent of damage that has been caused to the transgender students on account of underestimating the gravity of transphobia in their schools.Symbols of alienation and dehumanization There are many symbols within the story that depict dehumanization.
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So strong is the tradition of freedom of religion in this country that few suggest that adults can be removed from religious groups simply because the latter are destructive to the members' physical health, offensive to the majority, and so on.
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History is replete with rabid pogroms, merciless religious wars, tragic show trials, and even genocide. For as long as people have congregated, they have defined themselves, in part, as against an other—and have persecuted that other.
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