News tagged with sexual orientation

3Qs: Gender equality in the military

The Pen­tagon has lifted the military's offi­cial ban on women in combat, a his­toric deci­sion that Pres­i­dent Obama said reflected "the coura­geous and patri­otic ser­vice of women through more ...

Jan 29, 2013
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Review: 5 ways to control your privacy on Google

Like it or not, your relationship with Google is becoming a lot more intimate. The company recently expanded its ability to combine data from its various services to create a highly detailed profile on you.

Mar 15, 2012
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Gaga's anti-bullying stance can help, says expert

Lady Gaga and other celebrities commenting on bullying have the chance to teach young people about the horrors of bullying abuse, says the director of the University at Buffalo's Alberti Center for the Prevention of Bullying ...

Sep 26, 2011
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UK drops DNA tests for refugees and asylum seekers

(AP) -- Britain has dropped a controversial policy of using DNA tests to identify the nationality of African refugees and asylum seekers after criticism that there is no scientific merit to the practice.

Jun 17, 2011
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Physiological impacts of homophobia

Young adults who are lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are at far higher risk for severe mental health problems than their heterosexual peers. New research from Concordia University suggests that the stress of being rejected ...

Feb 02, 2011
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Love: it's all the same to the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- There are no differences between heterosexuals and homosexuals or between women and men in terms of the brain systems regulating romantic love, according to new UCL research published in the ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Can the kids be all right if they are gay too?

New research on the children of LGBTQ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) has unequivocally revealed that they are not only psychologically healthy, but often appear to exhibit better social and academic ...

Sep 13, 2010
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