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2010-08-16 15:30:38

Internet is especially important for bringing together same-sex couples, and may soon replace friends as the prime way all Americans meet their romantic partners Adults who have Internet access at home are much more likely to be in romantic relationships than adults without Internet access, according to research to be presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "Although prior research on the social impacts of Internet use has been rather ambiguous about...

2010-08-05 15:37:32

Calls attention to next week's San Diego convention, featuring programming on marriage and mental health The American Psychological Association hailed Wednesday's ruling overturning Proposition 8, in which voters had taken away the right of same-sex couples to marry in California. "The U.S. District Court ruling today affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry in California is a victory for both science and basic human dignity," said APA President Carol D. Goodheart, EdD. "The American...

2010-07-28 18:39:23

Narcissistic heterosexual men target their hostility primarily at heterosexual women, the objects of their desires; lesbians are seen favorably Heterosexual women bear the brunt of narcissistic heterosexual men's hostility, while heterosexual men, gay men and lesbian women provoke a softer reaction, according to psychologist Dr. Scott Keiller from Kent State University at Tuscarawas in the US. This is likely to be due to women's unparalleled potential for gratifying, or frustrating, men's...

2010-07-13 09:04:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As media trends accelerate towards citizen-journalism and blogger-created news content, a new national survey again validates that gay and lesbian adults online today are among the nation's most loyal and heaviest blog readers and social network users. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) According to a recent national survey conducted online by...

2010-06-21 21:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's plans to force private employers to extend benefits to homosexual couples under the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "The Obama Administration continues to defy federal law and exceed the limits of its constitutional authority by extending benefits to...

2010-06-16 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this Sunday, June 20th at 8:00 pm ET/PT, Ovation, the only U.S. television network dedicated to art and contemporary culture, celebrates Gay Pride Month with a brand new entertainment event, "Art Out Loud," with the U.S. premiere of the trailblazing U.K. television series, Queer As Folk. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/LA21652) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100616/LA21652) "Art Out Loud," which takes a look...

2010-06-10 11:18:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With Arizona's controversial new state immigration law due to go into effect this July, a recent national survey reveals that a clear majority of 63% of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) individuals oppose these policies, with 45% expressing strong opposition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) In sharp contrast, and as in other national opinion polls, 6 out of 10 (60%) heterosexual...

2010-06-07 05:00:00

June 28 awards gala in NYC pays tribute to honorees' support of the LGBTQ community NEW YORK, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trevor Project, the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, today announced that it will honor multi-faceted entertainer Vanessa Williams and premier retailer Macy's, Inc. at Trevor New York, the organization's 10th annual East Coast fundraising...

2010-05-26 16:37:00

Overturning Current Law Would Make Problem Worse WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Family Research Council today released an analysis of publicly available documents which shows that homosexuals in the military are three times more likely to commit sexual assaults than heterosexuals are, relative to their numbers. This problem would only increase if the current law against homosexuality in the military, enacted in 1993, were to be overturned, as President Obama and...

2010-05-26 10:57:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following news conference was announced today by the Family Research Council: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Family Research Council news conference call to discuss new research that demonstrates how overturning "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" will increase sexual tension and even sexual assault in the WHAT: military. Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at...