It can be in some cases
No, it's criminal even if it is a disorder
You used this in your explanation of deviancy:
Note that it directly references outside factors as causative.Given the significant changes in the social statuses of LGBT people24 and the use of various identity labels among youths,51 it is possible that findings from adult samples, or from youth samples collected in the past, may no longer reflect the current relationships between sexual orientation and mental health among youths. As the social acceptance of sexual-minority identities continues to evolve, ongoing collection of data on LGBT youths may identify concomitant changes in mental health disparities.
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