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Common Gay Myths & Stereotypes

Correcting Misinformation About GLBT People


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There are a lot of myths and stereotypes about gay people. Knowing what they are, and why they aren't accurate is a great way to fight ignorance!

  1. Have you ever heard a statement about the GLBT community and wondered if it might actually be true? Test your knowledge with this quiz!

    Read More: Myth or Fact Quiz

  2. There are a lot of stereotypes about what it means to be GLBT. But what if some of those apply to you?

    Read More: Do You Embrace Gay Stereotypes?

  3. People who are bisexual can be attracted to a someone of either gender. This can confuse a lot of people and as a result there are plenty of misconceptions about what it means to be bi.

    Read More: Myths About Bisexuals

  4. A lot of people think gays recruit teens and children. Here's the truth!

    Read More: Do Gays Recruit Teens?

  5. Homophobia is often justified by the claim that the Bible says it is wrong to be gay. But does it really?

    Read More: What Does the Bible Really Say About Being Gay?

  6. The ex-gay movement says people can change their sexual orientation. Is that true?

    Read More: Can You Be "Ex-Gay?"

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