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2013-01-25 12:25:16

ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first set of national prevalence data on intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual violence (SV), and stalking victimization by sexual orientation was released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study found that lesbians and gay men reported IPV and SV over their lifetimes at levels equal to or higher than those of heterosexuals; with sexual orientation based on respondents' identification at the time of the...

2013-01-10 16:22:43

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins offered the following comments in reaction to the news that Pastor Louis Giglio has been "kicked out" of the inauguration program because he has expressed his biblical views of sexuality: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "This is another example of intolerance from the Obama administration toward those who hold to biblical views on sexuality. Why is the president...

2013-01-03 05:03:05

New York civil rights violation lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm applauds the American Psychiatric Association for revising the classification of transgender individuals. In the newest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, transgender will be considered a “normal human variant” and not a mental illness, a milestone victory for the transgender community. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 December saw a significant advancement in...

Homosexuality May Have Roots In Epigenetic Markers
2012-12-12 08:28:52

[ Watch the Video: Researchers Say They Have Found Genetic Switches for Homosexuality ] Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) reveals that epigenetics, rather than genetics, could be the basis for homosexuality. To begin, epigenetics looks at how gene expression is managed by temporary switches, known as epi-marks. In the report, recently published online in The Quarterly...

2012-11-14 15:24:02

University of Cincinnati research is examining the effectiveness of a relationship education program that was created to specifically address the needs of male same-sex couples. Details on the program and the study, led by Sarah Whitton, a UC assistant professor of psychology, will be presented Nov. 17, at the 46th annual convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) in National Harbor, Md. Whitton explains that same-sex couples and heterosexual couples...

2012-10-31 11:23:42

SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Straight allies, in large numbers, flex their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) coworkers, according to the 2012 Out & Equal Workplace Survey. Representing over a fourth (26%) of all U.S. adults, self-identified allies to the LGBT community reported specific ways of expressing that support. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Nearly three-fourths (73%) of...

2012-10-03 02:25:15

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Homoquotables, the leading gay-lesbian greeting card company, is expanding its product line and adding national distribution. "Since news of our tasteful line of gay and lesbian greeting cards was first announced, requests for our products have soared," said Dan McLellan. "My focus now is on making my cards more accessible. Two stores on the East Coast and one here in Boulder are stocking them. I've also found a way to give customers a much...

That's So Gay Is No So Nice
2012-08-29 08:19:01

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Victims may say this to bullies, but it may not necessarily be true. Researchers from the University of Michigan (UM) recently found that mean words can have lasting effects on students who consider themselves as bisexual, gay, or lesbian. In the study, scientists looked at how the phrase “that´s so gay” was used by students to...

2012-08-16 23:03:20

Sexual theorists conduct ground breaking studies on participants, measuring pupil dilation to determine sexual orientation. Findings suggest promising information regarding sexual preference and major sexual differences between men and women. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2012 The theory of pupil dilation being able to reflect an individual´s sexual orientation has long been discussed amongst sexual theorists. Although this theory has been proposed, few studies have actually been...

Sexual Orientation Can Be Determined Through The Eyes
2012-08-06 09:32:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A person´s eyes can often say what they are thinking, what emotions they are going through, and even if they are lying or telling the truth. Now, you may even be able to tell if a person is gay or straight, according to new research from Cornell University. The researchers involved in the study said their findings indicate that someone´s sexual orientation can be revealed by their pupil dilation. Scientists say that when...