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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...

2012-06-11 19:00:10

Results of a new study are based on in-depth interviews with couples in heterosexual marriages as well as gay and lesbian partnerships. Women bear the brunt of being the health police in heterosexual marriages, but gay and lesbian couples are more likely to mutually influence each other´s health habits — for better or for worse. The findings are reported in the June issue of the journal, “Social Science & Medicine.” Researchers Corinne Reczek, a University of...

2012-06-11 11:37:27

Despite considerable research showing that children of same-sex parents fare just as well as children with heterosexual parents, two papers - a review of existing studies and a new study - published today in Elsevier's Social Science Research, find insufficient data to draw any definitive conclusions. The review by Dr. Loren Marks from Louisiana State University finds that much of the science that forms the basis for the highly regarded 2005 official brief on same-sex parenting by the...

2012-06-07 08:40:53

Understanding this phenomenon could improve psychological support systems for sexual minorities and help young people avoid alcohol problems. Many young adults explore and define their sexual identity in college, but that process can be stressful and lead to risky behaviors. In a new study, students whose sexual self-definition didn´t fall into exclusively heterosexual or homosexual categories tended to misuse alcohol more frequently than people who had a firmly defined sexual...


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