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Homosexual Behavior In Insects Is More Than Likely Accidental
2013-10-22 04:46:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many species of spiders and insects engage in homosexual behavior such as courting, mounting and trying to mate with same sex partners. In this curious situation, it is unclear what role evolution has played. Homosexual behavior, like heterosexual behavior, takes time and energy. Such behavior might also be dangerous, and it lacks the possible benefit of producing offspring. A new study, led by Dr. Inon Scharf of Tel Aviv...

2013-10-13 23:03:36

As part of Union College's annual Minorities Day, a researcher will illustrate the effects of religious-based homophobia on individual lives. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Growing up in the Bible Belt, a region known for strict adherence to biblical traditions and beliefs, presents unique challenges for gays and lesbians. A researcher will discuss these challenges in an upcoming lecture at Union College. Bernadette Barton, Ph.D., professor of sociology and women’s...

2013-09-20 23:25:20

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit, Civic Duty, are pleased to support The Trevor Project, America’s leading organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Civic Duty is pleased to announce its support of The Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide among adolescents in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning...

2013-09-03 23:03:35

The Trevor Project and 20 national partner organizations across health, mental health, suicide prevention, education, youth and LGBT communities join “Talk to Me” to raise awareness for suicide prevention in September. West Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Throughout September, The Trevor Project and 20 national partners will be raising awareness to prevent suicide among youth, especially those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ), through...

2013-08-13 10:50:01

A University of Portland study challenges the popular perception that there is a "new and pervasive hookup culture" among contemporary college students. "Recent research and popular media reports have described intimate relationships among contemporary college students as characterized by a new and pervasive hookup culture in which students regularly have sex with no strings attached," said study co-author Martin Monto, a sociology professor at the University of Portland. "This implies...

2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-07-15 10:47:06

A study suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple is linked to fewer behavior problems in their adopted children and is more important than their sexual orientation A new study by psychology researchers suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple and support each other in parenting is linked to fewer behavior problems among their adopted children and is more important than...

2013-06-27 23:41:51

A national poll by Workplace Options suggests U.S. workers are in support of health insurance for same-sex couples, but don’t believe their employers offer them. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 With a Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act expected any day now, millions of gay and lesbian Americans await a decision that will greatly affect their personal lives. But what about their work lives? A new poll, commissioned by employee effectiveness and work-life services...

2013-06-19 12:23:17

A survey of adult South African men published in this week's PLOS Medicine, shows that while overlapping sexual relationships with women appear to be common, roughly one in 20 men reported consensual sexual contact with a man, approximately one in ten reported being sexually assaulted by another man, and around 3% reported perpetrating such an assault. These findings highlight the need for HIV prevention messages regarding male on male sex in South Africa to be mainstreamed with prevention...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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