News tagged with sexual orientation
An Indiana University study found that teens and young adults who are members of multiple minority or disadvantaged groups face more discrimination than their more privileged peers and, as a result, report worse mental and ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Many young adults explore and define their sexual identity in college, but that process can be stressful and lead to risky behaviors. In a new study, students whose sexual self-definition didn't fall into exclusively heterosexual ...
Addiction Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Chile will soon cover sex change surgeries under its public health plan in order to allow citizens of limited means to "recover their true sexual identity," Health Minister Jaime Manalich said.
Other May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After seeing faces for less than a blink of an eye, college students have accuracy greater than mere chance in judging others' sexual orientation. Their "gaydar" persisted even when they saw the photos upside-down, and gay ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Sexual orientation is best represented as a continuum that has two new categories -- "mostly heterosexual" and "mostly gay/lesbian" -- in addition to heterosexual, bisexual or gay/lesbian, according to a new Cornell study.
Other May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When you "lose yourself" inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Homophobia linked to lack of awareness of one's sexual orientation and authoritarian parenting, study shows
Homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires, a series of psychology studies demonstrates. The study is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 07, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 0 |
How often does your doctor ask about your sexual life? Unfortunately, the answer may be: not often enough. Leaving the subject off the check-up checklist could mean missing an important link to overall wellness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by researchers at Indiana University and George Mason University provides a large-scale assessment of condom use during the most recent anal intercourse among gay, bisexual and other men who ...
Health Feb 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Thoughts about killing oneself and engaging in suicidal behavior may begin much younger than previously thought. While about one of nine youths attempt suicide by the time they graduate from high school, new findings reveal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Studies by psychologists at the University of Toronto reveal that when it comes to white men, being straight may make you more likable but in the case of black men, gays have a likeability edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 02, 2011 | 2 / 5 (2) | 1
Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Sexual orientation and 'gender conformity' in women are both genetic traits, according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 10 |
A new study by psychologists at the University of Toronto and Tufts University shows that a woman can more accurately identify a man's sexual orientation when looking at his face, when she is closest to her time of peak ovulation. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Coming out as lesbian, gay, or bisexual increases emotional well-being even more than earlier research has indicated. But the psychological benefits of revealing one's sexual identity -- less anger, less depression, and higher ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0