Learning Objectives

12.1 Differentiate between sexual orientation, sexual identity, and sexual behavior.
12.2 Summarize the history of and major events in same-gender relations.
12.3 Understand the gay rights movement including how it developed over time, its challenges, its achievements, and its similarities and differences with other movements for equality.
12.4 Identify and explain recent trends and issues for LGB Americans.
12.5 Describe and analyze patterns of assimilation for the LGB community.