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2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain states. Fenway recommends all 50 states ask these questions every year. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...

2014-02-03 23:03:24

Twenty-one percent of gay and bisexual boys compared to four percent of heterosexual boys used anabolic-androgenic steroids at least once in their lives. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A new study published online in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows that gay and bisexual boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) at rates much higher than their straight counterparts. Aaron Blashill, PhD, and Steven Safren, PhD, investigators at The...

2013-09-20 23:25:20

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit, Civic Duty, are pleased to support The Trevor Project, America’s leading organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Civic Duty is pleased to announce its support of The Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide among adolescents in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning...

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...

Gay Marriage Leads To Better Health
2011-12-19 06:23:09

Researchers have found that legalizing same-sex marriage may help gay men become healthier. They said that the number of visits by gay men to health clinics in Massachusetts, a state where gay marriage is legal, dropped significantly once same-sex unions were allowed. The team said that this number did not change regardless of whether the men were in a stable relationship or not. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers surveyed 1,211 gay men registered with a...

2011-11-01 12:36:10

Bisexual men have unique health needs compared to exclusively homosexual and heterosexual men, but the stigma they face makes learning of their needs -- and even reaching these men in their "hidden communities" -- difficult for public health professionals, say Indiana University researchers. The reported need for privacy, because of the perceived stigma and lack of acceptance in both homosexual and heterosexual communities, is so pervasive that bisexual men often do not feel comfortable...

2011-08-26 11:17:43

A new University of British Columbia study finds single parents and male gay couples face significant discrimination in the Metro Vancouver rental housing market, compared to straight couples. Overall, the study finds that same-sex male couples are nearly 25 per cent more likely to be rejected by landlords seeking renters, while single parents are approximately 15 per cent more likely to be rejected. The research, published in the August issue of the journal Social Problems, is the...

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...


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