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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...

2011-04-22 09:44:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- In the wake of several highly publicized suicides by gay teenagers, a new study shows a negative social environment surrounding gay youth is associated with high rates of suicide attempts by lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth. The study of nearly 32,000 11th grade students in Oregon found that LGB youth were more than five-times as likely to have attempted suicide in the previous 12 months as their heterosexual peers (21.5 percent vs. 4.2 percent). Using a new tool...

2011-04-18 14:00:01

Gay teens are 5 times more likely to try to kill themselves than heterosexual peers but school and community factors influence risk In the wake of several highly publicized suicides by gay teenagers, a new study finds that a negative social environment surrounding gay youth is associated with high rates of suicide attempts by lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth. The study, "The Social Environment and Suicide Attempts in a Population-Based Sample of LGB Youth," appears in the April 18 issue...

2011-04-07 16:36:34

First study of post-traumatic stress examines impact on men who sustain partner abuse Men who are abused by their female partners can suffer significant psychological trauma, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and suicidal thoughts, according to two new papers published by the American Psychological Association. Although most reported domestic abuse is committed by men against women, a growing body of research has picked up on the prevalence and significance of domestic...

2011-03-21 11:15:00

Doctor Says His Work Was Misrepresented By Exodus International and Misleads App Users BURLINGTON, Vt., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Truth Wins Out: University of Minnesota researcher Dr. Gary Remafedi wrote a letter today asking Apple founder Steve Jobs and interim CEO Tim Cook to remove a controversial "ex-gay" app from its online store. The scientist claimed that Exodus International distorted his work in an effort to misrepresent...

2011-03-10 15:55:50

In childhood, boys and girls tend to form friendships almost exclusively with same-sex peers. Around early adolescence, they gradually begin to include other-sex friends in their network. A new study published in Journal of Research on Adolescence suggests that girls and boys experience this transition very differently. The findings show that girls tend to initiate the transition to a mixed-gender friendship network earlier than boys, and continue this transition at a faster pace during...

2011-02-28 14:56:56

Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers from Nottingham have carried out a detailed study around these issues and how they affect and influence the lives of British 18 to 25 year olds. Led by The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University, experts spent two years investigating the attitudes, values and experiences of sex and religion among young adults. The study, which involved...


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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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