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2011-08-19 02:17:19

For better or for worse, in sickness and in health "“ there's a long line of research that associates marriage with reducing unhealthy habits such as smoking, and promoting better health habits such as regular checkups. However, new research is emerging that suggests married straight couples and cohabiting gay and lesbian couples in long-term intimate relationships may pick up each other's unhealthy habits as well. University of Cincinnati research into how those behaviors evolve will...

2011-08-18 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new school year begins, the Homecoming Project is urging successful lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults to join its campaign to provide positive role models for LGBT high school students. Research has shown that many LGBT youth actively seek role models to help compensate for the support they lose when they come out to family and friends. The Homecoming Project, created by the non-profit organization Live Out Loud, aims to...

2011-07-27 09:56:00

NEW YORK, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE leads its seventh annual report on the Best Companies for Diversity with July's cover feature, "Black & Gay in Corporate America." Written by Editor-at-Large Carolyn M. Brown, the editorial takes an unflinching look at the cultural and professional obstacles facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) African American professionals and how a growing number are coming out and breaking through isolation and fear within...

2011-07-22 01:45:01

Among homeless teens, GLB teens are more likely to live away from their families Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high school students. Moreover, among teens who were homeless, those who were gay, lesbian or bisexual (GLB) were consistently more likely than heterosexuals to be on their own, unaccompanied by a...

2011-07-21 07:20:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The controversy over whether it's possible to "pray the gay away" has once again hit the headlines with the recent reports about Michele Bachmann's husband, whose Christian therapy clinic has been caught by undercover media suggesting "reparative therapy" to reverse homosexuality. While the drama might not bode well for Bachmann as she vies for the presidency, it presents an ideal window for Rizi Timane Ministries (http://www.rizigospel.org) to...

2011-07-18 09:02:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brand preferences and customer loyalty often are measured by marketers as the "holy grail" and as benchmarks of consumer behaviors. In a new poll released today, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults confirmed attitudes that strengthen their loyalty to companies as well as their brand preferences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) The new national survey found that nearly three-fourths...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

According to a survey conducted by the Reproductive Science Center of New England, passage of a bill that legalizes gay marriage in New York* will bring relief to the state's gay men and lesbians who are already parents and the many gay couples who intend to become parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Results of a survey conducted on GayIVF.com, a Reproductive Science Center of New England (RSC New England) website exclusively focused on assisted reproductive options for gay and...

2011-06-28 11:03:00

ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we mark 42 years since the Stonewall riots -- the defining moment that heralded a new era of gay rights in the U.S. -- it's all too easy to take LGBT Pride for granted. Particularly in light of the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York this past weekend, it is tempting to use such landmarks to laud the LGBT community's accomplishments over the past four decades. But even in a time of warranted celebration, today's lesbian,...

2011-06-22 16:12:52

Homosexual men taking bicalutamide for prostate cancer were much more likely to report sexual problems during treatment than heterosexual patients, according to a study in the July issue of the urology journal BJUI. Researchers from Romania and the USA studied 17 heterosexual men and 12 homosexual men receiving a 50mg daily dose of bicalutamide, a fast-acting, non-steroidal anti-androgen, which is similar to other anti-androgens, but with reportedly fewer side effects. They discovered that...

2011-06-01 22:33:51

Study shows new prevention efforts need to address young gay couples Gay young men in serious relationships are six times more likely to have unprotected sex than those who hook up with casual partners, according to new Northwestern Medicine research. The findings provide a new direction for prevention efforts in this population who account for nearly 70 percent of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in adolescents and young adults in the United States and who also have the highest increase in new...