Violence against LGBT people As homophobia and transphobia are correlated, many trans people experience homophobia and heterosexism ; this is due to people who associate trans people's gender identity with homosexuality , or because trans people may also have a sexual orientation that is non-heterosexual. According to the American Psychological Association , transgender children are more likely than other children to experience harassment and violence in school, foster care, residential treatment centers, homeless centers and juvenile justice programs. Three-quarters report having felt unsafe. When asked if they had ever been forced to have sex, experienced violence in their home, or been physically abused, the majority answered yes to each question.
I generally find the girls to be down-to-earth, and pleasant. Sometimes walking down the street it can be a bit full-on, even for long term expats. It was like some sort of sick, perverse game where I think s he wanted to piss me off into doing something rash. You do have to keep you wits about you on this street. Over the last couple of years some of the bars have had major investment, and it shows.
The club is vast with a classic layout consisting of a large central stage with enough space and dancing poles for many of the multilingual staff, who are not too pushy when it comes to buying them lady drinks. Prices are a bit higher than usual, but acceptable: It is a fun place to visit, but Obsession might not be a bar for beginners. On average, the speak good to excellent English and, unlike 'normal' bars, you can actually have a fun and entertaining conversation, much beyond the usual "What's your name?