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From asexuality to heteroflexibility: New openness about intimate relationships
The 21st century has ushered in a quiet revolution in the diversity of intimate relationships, and a leading scholar says the scale and pace of this social transformation warrants a reboot of relationship studies. Social media and the internet have empowered individuals with diverse identities and relationship practices to find each other, raising awareness of connections that challenge traditional ideas about the meaning of intimacy, according to Phillip ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 12
Bullying 'follows' LGB people from school to work
Around one in three lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals who are bullied at school will have similar experiences in the workplace later in life, according to new research by Anglia Ruskin University. The study, published in the Manchester School journal, approached 400 LGB individuals retrospectively about their experience at school, and also asked them about bullying at their current workplace. It found that 35.2 of gay bisexual men who had experienced f ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 12
Conversion 'therapy' begins at home
A study from the Family Acceptance Project FAP has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT young people who experience sexual orientation change efforts during adolescence report attempts to change their sexual orientation often called conversion therapy both by their parents and by therapists and religious leaders. Whether change efforts are carried out at home by parents and caregivers or by practitioners and religious leaders, parents se ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 12
Primary care clinicians' willingness to care for transgender patients
A new survey finds that most family medicine and general internal medicine clinicians are willing to provide routine care for transgender patients. In a survey of primary care clinicians in an integrated Midwest health system, 86 percent of respondents n 140 were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients and 79 percent were willing to provide Pap tests to transgender men. Willingness to provide routine care decreased with age. Willingness to ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Nov 12
Oncologists' LGBT-related knowledge & practices improved after cultural compet...
NEW ORLEANS -- An interactive online LGBT cultural competency training program for oncologists may be acceptable, feasible, and improve LGBT-related knowledge and clinical practices, according to preliminary results of a pilot study of oncologists in Florida to be presented at the 11th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved, held here Nov. 2-5. The training program was developed ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 3
LGBT community has poorer health outcomes, assessment finds
AUGUSTA, Ga. Sept. 24, 2018 - The local LGBT community reports twice the number of poor mental health days as the general population of Richmond and Columbia Counties, and those who identified as transgender report twice that, according to a health needs assessment conducted by faculty and students at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Area LGBT individuals reported an average of 7.8 poor mental health days, defined as any day they strug ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
What kind of sex do German men have at 45?
12,354 men at the age of 45 spoke about sex for a study by the Technical University of Munich TUM . The study makes some discrepancies statistically tangible for the first time for example, about ten percent of gay men have had sex with a woman in the last three months. About 6 percent were hidden homosexuals , who saw themselves as homosexual, but had sex only with women and were often married. Over the course of two years, physicians interviewed men aged ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
Demand for sexual services in Britain: does sex education matter?
By analysing survey data from 1999-2001 and 2010-2012, researchers have estimated the demand for commercial sex among British men. The Scottish Journal of Political Economy study found that men traveling abroad, men living in London, drug users, religious men, and men with middle-class income are more often together with prostitutes than other men. The most notable finding from a policy point of view was that learning about sex in school had a significant ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
Teachers' views on LGBQ students are changing
Over the past decade, the American school environment has become slightly more receptive towards students who identify as being either lesbian, gay, bisexual or queer LGBQ . This is, in part, thanks to the changing attitudes of teachers, who have a substantial influence on school culture. In a new study published in Springer s journal Social Psychology of Education , William Hall and Grayson Rodgers of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
Religious freedom laws linked to poor health in LGBT people
States religious freedom laws may be linked to poorer self-reported health among people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or are unsure of their sexual orientation - a group known as sexual minorities - according to a national analysis led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health s Center for LGBT Health Research. The study, recently published online in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry , found that after In ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
Family acceptance of LGBT identity linked to reduced stress
ATHENS, Ohio Oct. 23, 2018 - Ohio University Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Peggy Zoccola has determined that those who identify as LGBT and have come out to their family carry less stress hormones than those who have not come out, which may ultimately benefit their health. The recent study by Zoccola and coauthor Andrew Manigault, M.S., published in the October issue of Psychosomatic Medicine , journal of the Psychosomatic Society, discusses how fe ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Oct 25
A Year After Hurricane Maria, School Closures Make Trauma Worse For Puerto Ric...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico When asked what she remembered about Hurricane Maria, 10-year-old Yermiletsy Qui onez Rosado immediately began to imitate the high-pitch whistle of the storm s 155 mph winds. We thought the wind was going take the house. We were very scared, she told HuffPost in late July, her eyes focused on a toy she was restlessly turning in her hands. But it wasn t memories of the hurricane that hit Puerto Rico last September or her family s nearl ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Sep 24
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