Any person that does not line up with the hetero-sexist and binary gender culture must have a mental disorder.
- The person is LGBTQ because they are mentally ill.
- The mental illness is a negative influence.
- The LGBTQ person is in need of healing.
Being LGBTQ implies no impairment in judgment, stability, reliability, or general social or vocational capabilities.
They are normal aspects of human sexuality and identity and have been documented in many different cultures and historical eras.
The LGBTQ community experiences more negative mental health outcomes due to rejection, prejudice and other biases.
Personal, family, and social acceptance of sexual orientation and gender identity affects positively the mental health and personal safety of LGBT individuals.