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Granted, having babies as a same- or similar-gender couple or transgender individual can be complicated. There are logistical issues, legal hurdles, and financial obstacles that cisgender heterosexual couples rarely consider or ever need to deal with. Just like heterosexual couples, some LGBT people will face infertility on top of "situational" infertility. Further, intersex individuals some of whom identify with the LGBT community may be infertile or have diminished fertility. Discrimination may also arise in your journey towards parenthood, though it should not prevent or stop you. All that said, where there is a will, there is a way, and lots of people in the LGBT community are raising kids. Same-gender couples—when compared to heterosexual couples—are six times more likely to be raising foster children and four times more likely to be raising an adopted child.
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A lesbian is a homosexual woman. The concept of "lesbian" to differentiate women with a shared sexual orientation evolved in the 20th century. Throughout history, women have not had the same freedom or independence as men to pursue homosexual relationships, but neither have they met the same harsh punishment as homosexual men in some societies. Instead, lesbian relationships have often been regarded as harmless, unless a participant attempts to assert privileges traditionally enjoyed by men. As a result, little in history was documented to give an accurate description of how female homosexuality was expressed.