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Much literature on mental health and homosexual patients centered on their depression , substance abuse , and suicide. Sexual orientation change efforts. Archived from the original asp on 18 June Many people have looked for a generic term to replace the numerous existing initialisms. Gay and Lesbian Politics:
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