Psychoanalysts Approve Position Statement on Homosexuals and Bisexuals Serving in the Military
NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though it's not widely known, psychoanalysts as a professional group are proactive on a number of social issues including homosexuality. During the organization's Winter 2009 Meeting held January 14 - 18 in New York, the American Psychoanalytic A...
Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals Smoke More Than General Population in California
New research suggests that smoking is more common in the gay community than in the general population, but scientists are calling for more research to document this difference.
Women and men in Californias general population were less likely to be smokers than a sample of Californians who ...
Sexual harassment at school -- more harmful than bullying
...xually harassed. Almost a third (32%) had been subject to both behaviors. Girls were bullied or harassed as frequently as boys, but gays, lesbians and bisexuals
sexual minorities were submitted to greater levels of both.
Both behaviors have a negative effect on victims health. After taking into account th...
Black gay men, lesbians, have fewer mental disorders than whites, says Mailman School of PH study
...typically expect that black lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals
face prejudice related to both racism and homophob...hool study found that black lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals
had significantly fewer disorders than white indiv...findings suggest that black lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals
have effective ways to cope with prejudice related...
Victimization for sexual orientation increases suicidal behavior in college students
...om the questionnaires showed that gay, lesbian and bisexuals
and the same-sex attracted heterosexuals experienc...ments, hearing others talk about gays, lesbian and bisexuals
in derogatory terms, and being harassed for their ...omophobia.
The second possibility is that many bisexuals
make this identification later in their 20s when t...
Gay Pride Attracts Tens of Thousands in Rome
...uxuria, a transvestite lawmaker who wore a grey and red satin gown, told AFP: "I hope that 2007 will be the year when the rights of gays, lesbians and bisexuals
are recognised to give us all more peaceful lives."
Several government ministers turned up to demonstrate their support. "I am here to salute the...
Germany, Greece Hold Gay Rights Marches
...e and schools, but only about 1,000 people joined a similar march in Greece, organisers said.
In the German capital homosexuals were joined by bisexuals
and trans-sexuals, many swathed in eccentric clothing or wearing elaborate masks and wigs, as the march wound its way from the Kurfuerstendamm shoppin...
Hundreds of Thousands Attend Madrid Gay Pride Parade
Homosexual rights are "still regularly flouted in Russia and Poland," said Antonio Poveda, president of the Spanish Federation of Lesbians, Gays, bisexuals
Europride is also a chance for Spain to celebrate 30 years since its first gay rights protests took place, two years after t...
Hate Crimes Against Gays and Lesbians Rising in US
...t hate crimes on the rise against those with unconventional sexual orientation.
Nearly four in 10 gay men and about one in eight lesbians and bisexuals
in the United States have been the target of violence or a property crime because of their sexual orientation, according to a new study.
Children's Hospital Boston Presents at the Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting
... and sexual orientation to date, lesbian/gay adolescents were three to four times more likely to report having been bullied //than heterosexuals while bisexuals
and those identifying as 'mostly heterosexual' were twice as likely, after adjustment for age and other factors. 'It’s clear that sexual minority yout...