finds being gay-friendly is good business
Queerty.com, March 5, 2014
The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network released the results from a survey
of 590 full-time employees in Ireland, and while one third of respondents
reported workplace harassment, it also found that it’s in a business’
best interest to celebrate employee diversity — including the LGBT
reveals surprise facts about gay men and unprotected sex
Huffington Post, February 25, 2014
A new study by England's University of Westminster found what appears
to be a disturbing uptick in the number of young gay men who find unprotected
sex with a stranger "exciting."
affirms redefinition of 'family' in another Sochi ad
Forbes, February 24, 2014
Chevrolet’s high-impact “The New Love” TV ad garnered
more attention. But another commercial that Chevy also began airing during
the Opening Ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics turned out to be an even
bolder statement about the brand’s redefinition of “family”:
an ad titled “The New Us.”
OCD': Straight men who fear they are gay
ABC News, February 24, 2014
Steven Brodsky, a psychologist who specializes in obsessive-compulsive
disorder, says that at any one time he has a "handful" of clients
who are straight and fear that they are gay.
reveals how gay singles look for love
Advocate.com, February 20, 2014
Based on Match.com’s study, it seems that there is a lot of common
ground in the pursuit of love regardless of gender and sexual orientation.
Most of us want the same thing — companionship.
out of the closet: What to expect beforehand
Huffington Post, February 20, 2014
Coming out of the closet to friends, family and colleagues can be a stressful
time in one's life. In a way, it's like shedding an old skin and creating
an entirely new life, both spiritually and sexually.
problem with gay love
Time Magazine, February 17, 2014
The corporate card-maker could muster only one option for gays and lesbians
to express their feelings on Valentine's Day.
Gay teens six times more likely to use steroids
PinkNews.co.uk, February 3, 2014
A study in the US shows gay and bisexual teenagers are six times more
likely to use steroids compared to their heterosexual peers.
player brings up showers when discussing acceptance of gay players
OutSports.com, January 27, 2014
We have our first comments this year at the Super Bowl regarding the acceptance
of gay players in the NFL.
health alert issued for gay men over rising cases of Shigella dysentery
PinkNews.co.uk, January 30, 2014
A new campaign to warn gay and bisexual men about the risk of Shigella
dysentery has been launched by Public Health England following a sharp
rise in cases.
alliances in schools reduce suicide risk for all students
ScienceDaily.com, January 22, 2014
Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight
alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts
among both sexual minority and straight students, according to a new study
by University of British Columbia researchers.
findings in recent LGBT smoking study
Edge, January 22, 2014
The Surgeon General’s Health Consequence of Smoking: 50 Years of
Progress report shows the impact of tobacco is even larger than previously
known on health. In conjunction with this release CenterLink’s Network
for LGBT Health Equity has released information about 50 years of impact
of smoking on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.
informed is the key to staying healthy with HIV
Edge, January 21, 2014
In a time when HIV-related information, research, and prevention strategies
are more widespread than ever, rates of new infections remain stubbornly
stable. The most important tool is knowledge, both about preventing HIV,
and, for those infected, keeping as up-to-date as possible about new meds
and methods of treatment.
'turned gay' if mothers smoke during pregnancy - brain doctor claims
Mirror.co.uk, January 20, 2014
A Dutch neurobiologist claims smoking and poor lifestyle choices by pregnant
women could increase chances of homosexuality.
key to a happy relationship? Be gay. Or childless.
Independent.co.uk, January 14, 2014
A study of modern-day love has revealed that, generally, homosexual couples
are more content than heterosexual ones – and that actions really
do speak louder than words.
there a term that is preferred to "transgendered"?
Straight.com, January 10, 2013
Is there a term that is preferred to transgendered? I recently wrote an
article that described an MTF person I know as transgendered. One of her
complaints was that I used the word transgendered.