HIV prevention program gets a boost from NIMH recovery act funds
... and other sexually transmitted infections among heterosexual
men, couples and ethnically diverse populations ... infection intervention designed for young, heterosexual
Latino couples. This grant will use funds ... strategies to adapt the intervention for young heterosexual
Latino couples. The participants' feedback and ...
Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices
... gender preference for their adopted child whereas heterosexual
men are the least likely. What's more, couples in heterosexual
relationships are more likely to prefer girls ... men were the most likely to have a preference and heterosexual
men were the least likely. Couples ...
Gay and bisexual African-American men have the lowest use of prostate testing
... antigen (or PSA) test among gay, bisexual and heterosexual
But the percentage of gay and bisexual ... received the PSA test was 12% to 14% lower than heterosexual
blacks and 15% to 28% lower than gay and bisexual ... received colorectal cancer tests compared with heterosexual
men, which suggests that gay and bisexual men may ...
Circumcision reduces the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual US men
... reduced the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual
African American men known to have been exposed ... similarly reduced the risk of HIV infection in heterosexual
men. The findings of the new study, along with ... suggest that circumcision may protect other heterosexual
males in the U.S. The promising new findings are ...
More at-risk teens and young adults engaging in anal intercourse
... Research Center suggests that the incidence of heterosexual
anal sex is increasing among teens and young ... on the little-known factors associated with heterosexual
anal intercourse among adolescents and young ... months. They found that 16 percent had engaged in heterosexual
anal intercourse within the timeframe, with ...
Same-Sex Couples Just as Committed as Heterosexual Counterparts
... and happy in their romantic relationships as heterosexual
couples, find two studies in the January issue ... relationships aren't as healthy or secure as heterosexual
In the first study, researchers at ... couples to 50 engaged and 40 older married heterosexual
couples, as well as ...
Equal level of commitment and relationship satisfaction found among gay and heterosexual couples
... as committed in their romantic relationships as heterosexual
couples, say researchers who have studied the ... relationships are not as committed as their heterosexual
counterparts and are therefore not as ... and 30 committed lesbian couples with 50 engaged heterosexual
couples and 40 older ...
Bisexuality not a transitional phase among women, according to new research
... and unlabeled rather than to settle on lesbian or heterosexual
as their identities.
Seventeen percent of ... switched from a bisexual or unlabeled identity to heterosexual
during the study -- but more than half of these ... In contrast, none of the women who settled on a heterosexual
label at that point reported having sexual ...
Over one-third of former American football players had sexual relations with men, study says
... several ways. First, previous research describes heterosexual
men in heterogeneous group sex as men ... same-sex sex jeopardizes their socially perceived heterosexual
identities, at least within the cheerleading ... as much with each other than with women, and how heterosexual
men are increasingly free to wear clothing styles ...
Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate
But the sexual behaviors of gay and heterosexual
men in the United States may not be as different ... epidemic," Goodreau said.
Conversely, "even if heterosexual
men behaved the way gay men do, they would not ... epidemics among gay men and virtually none among heterosexual
men," he said.
To end the HIV epidemic, gay ...
Surrogacy and Egg Donation Seminar with Free Egg Donation Cycle
... and egg donation friendly state in the United States. Our goal is to help heterosexual
couples, gay couples and individuals worldwide realize their dream of a ... and egg donation friendly state in the United States. Our goal is to help heterosexual
couples, gay couples and individuals worldwide realize their dream of a ...
Understanding the process of homosexual identity formation among Asian and Pacific Islander youth
... norms render women invisible and silent. Thus these women compared to heterosexual
API women and both heterosexual
and homosexual API men had a higher prevalence of tobacco, binge drinking, ...
IU researchers find vibrator use to be common, linked to sexual health
... between the rates of vibrator use between men who identified as heterosexual
and those who identified as gay or bisexual.
men most commonly reported having used vibrators during foreplay or ...
Piecing Together the HIV Prevention Puzzle
... and communities grappling with HIV, including gay men around the world and heterosexual
women in Africa. These partnerships, along with the persistently high ... Warren. "But as the slow implementation of male circumcision to reduce heterosexual
men's risk of HIV infection reminds us, we need extensive planning and ...
NO on Prop 8 Campaign Releases Statement by 300 California Pediatricians
... children raised by same-gender
parents fare as well as those raised by heterosexual
parents. More than 25
years of research has documented that there is no ...tment... Conscientious and nurturing
adults, whether they are men or women, heterosexual
or homosexual, can be
excellent parents. The rights, benefits, and ...
Suicidal thoughts among college students more common than expected
... 21 percent were minorities. Ninety-five percent identified themselves as heterosexual
and 5 percent identified as bisexual, gay or undecided. The average age ... 28 percent were minorities. Ninety-four percent identified themselves as heterosexual
and 6 percent identified as bisexual, gay or undecided. The average age ...
Genetics, Environment Shape Sexual Behavior
... environmental factors each play a major role in determining both gay and heterosexual
behavior, say British and Swedish researchers.
"This study puts cold ... are complex. And we are not simply talking about homosexuality here -- heterosexual
behavior is also influenced by a mixture of genetic and environmental ...
Gay Men, Straight Women Have Similar Brains
... first performed magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on 90 participants -- 25 heterosexual
men and an equal number of heterosexual
women, plus 20 homosexual men and 20 homosexual women.
The right ...
Largest Ever Regional AIDS Conference to Review Epidemic Status and Changing Challenges in the Response
... living with HIV in the region are under the age of 30. -- Increasing heterosexual
transmission: 37 percent of reported new cases are a result of unprotected heterosexual
The issues, ideas and solutions discussed during EECAAC II ...
Victimization for sexual orientation increases suicidal behavior in college students
... experienced significantly more verbal and physical victimization than did heterosexual
students. Verbal victimization included homophobic statements, hearing ... in suicidal thinking.
They are still trying to fit into the mainstream heterosexual
society and are not willing to talk to friends or go to a queer center to ...
Ugandan Medical Male Circumcision Program Launched to Prevent HIV Transmission
... male circumcision.
Three trials in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa have demonstrated that male circumcision reduces the rate of HIV infection in heterosexual
relationships by 50 to 60 percent. Male circumcision has received endorsements by the World Health Organization and the Uganda Ministry of Health as ...
Couples in Good Relationships Sleep Better
... -- Happy at home and sleeping well? New research shows that relationship satisfaction and sleep quality might be linked.
The study included 29 heterosexual
couples who didn't have children. Each partner completed sleep diaries for seven days and also recorded interactions with their partner six times a ...
Study shows gay couples want legal rights, regardless of marriage
... gay couples, and calls for additional research to be done to evaluate what commitment and marriage mean for people in all social groups, including heterosexual
Herpes medication does not reduce risk of HIV transmission
... Africa (Botswana, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia). In sub-Saharan Africa, the majority of new HIV infections occur among heterosexual
HIV discordant couples, many of whom are in stable partnerships and unaware that one partner has HIV and the other does not. Genital herpes is ...
Trying to Decide? Forget the Facts and Phone a Friend
... Making matters more complicated, "people do not believe this," the study authors wrote.
In the study, researchers set up "speed dates" between heterosexual
female and male undergraduates. The women met men for five minutes and then told researchers what they thought of them. The experiment involved 33 ...
Female Health Company Receives FDA Approval for FC2 Female Condom(R)
... with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in the U.S. has also tripled over the past two decades--from 8 percent of PLHIV in 1985 to 26 percent in 2007. High-risk heterosexual
contact is responsible for 80 percent of new HIV infections among American women.
HIV/AIDS is more prevalent among African American and Hispanic ...
Virtual studies answer real questions
... self-reported data.
"Why don't we do anything together anymore?"
Server data doesn't lie: in the online game "EverQuest II," men in committed heterosexual
relationships prefer to play alone, while women prefer to play with their partner. Follow-up surveys confirm that "what's good for the goose is not ...
Grasso leads technical team's response to HHS HIV/AIDS Bureau announcement
... factors involved in this trend include but are not limited to a younger age at diagnosis, lack of recognition of a partner's risk factors, high risk heterosexual
risk factors, substance abuse, socioeconomic issues, racial/ethnic differences and other multiple risk factors.
"Women of color have had a higher ...
Rejection of Gay Teens Linked to Later Troubles
In the new study, researchers first talked to 49 white and Latino families in California to determine how they reacted to children who weren't heterosexual
so they would know what to watch for when they started the main research.
In terms of rejection, "we saw that in so many cases, families and ...
HIV Can Penetrate a Woman's Healthy Genital Skin
... on its most recent analysis of 2005 data, the CDC estimated that there were 56,300 new HIV infections that year, and 31 percent were due to high-risk heterosexual
contact. More than half of the new cases of HIV infection worldwide are in women.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ...
Indiana University researchers revisit male bisexuality
... findings with regard to this scale are significant," Dodge said. "People should not be pigeon-holed into social categories, such as homosexual, heterosexual
or even bisexual. This scale comes as close as anything I've seen to help with an understanding of where people are currently and across the ....
FDA Advisory Committee Votes Unanimously that FC2 Female Condom(R) is Approvable
... of PLHIV in 1985 to 26 percent in 2007. HIV infection has emerged as the leading cause of death for African American women aged 25-34, high-risk heterosexual
contact is responsible for 80 percent of new HIV infections among American women, and one in four young adults aged 15-20 years contracts a sexually ...
Too much commitment may be unhealthy for relationships, UH psychology professor says
... such negative outcomes or help partners recognize that they are incompatible.
Knee and a group of researchers observed the impact of RCSE among heterosexual
college students in a series of studies. Their findings were presented in the paper "Relationship-Contingent Self-Esteem - The Ups and Downs of ...
Anti-same-sex marriage amendments spark distress among GLBT adults and families, says new research
... were using the Bible "like a brick on us. They are beating us with it."
Social support from religious institutions, families, GLBT friends and heterosexual
allies led most of the participants "to greater feelings of safety, happiness and strength," the researchers wrote.
And in the third study, 10 ...
Most Single Adults Not Using Condoms
... questions on recent partnerships, condom use and how soon after meeting they had sex.
Among all the people surveyed, almost 9,600 reported having heterosexual
sexual partners in the past 12 months. More men (39.1 percent) than women (20 percent) said that these relationships were "not regular," the ...
NO on Prop 8 Campaign Slams Dishonest Mailer Targeting African-American Voters
... commitment to fighting
for equal rights for all Americans whether it's by granting LGBT Americans
all the civil rights and benefits available to heterosexual
repealing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'" said a statement issued by campaign
spokesman Ben LaBolt. "Senator Obama has already announced that ...
Role of Circumcision in Reducing HIV Risk Still Unclear
... the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.
It's already clear that circumcision lowers rates of AIDS infection by 50 percent to 60 percent among heterosexual
men. Circumcision appears to provide protection, because it rids a man of cells inside the foreskin that seem to be especially susceptible to AIDS ...
Honda Criticized for Discriminatory Insurance Practices
"Benefits for fertility treatment and ART are limited to a lifetime
maximum payment of $30,000.00."
The above verbiage applies to heterosexual
couples. The disturbing part
of the policy reads:
"Effective January 1, 2008, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama requests
that Blue Cross and Blue ...
The Trevor Project Raises Lifesaving Proceeds, Awareness at Trevor New York Benefit
... Suicide is one of the top three killers of young people and gay
and questioning youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide than
peers. Every day, The Trevor Project saves lives through
its free and confidential helpline, its Web site and its educational
Trevor New ...
Homosexual behavior due to genetics and environmental factors
... to 'select out' homosexuality - the factors which influence sexual orientation are complex. And we are not simply talking about homosexuality here - heterosexual
behaviour is also influenced by a mixture of genetic and environmental factors.
The team led by Dr Niklas Lngstrm at Karolinska Institutet ...