TITLE

Be more proactive on gay support

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Learning Disability Today;Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses homosexuality in people with learning disabilities. Richard Blake, co-chair of Great Britain's National Forum for people with learning difficulties, discusses obstacles he faced among support staff when reporting his homosexuality. Research findings from Bristol University concerning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with learning disabilities are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
49477592

 

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