News tagged with sexual orientation

It's not easy being gay

Members of 'sexual minorities' are around twice as likely as heterosexuals to seek help for mental health issues or substance abuse treatment. A model of treatment-seeking behavior, described in the open access journal BMC Ps ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices

A couple's sexual orientation determines whether or not they prefer to adopt a boy or a girl. Gay men are more likely to have a gender preference for their adopted child whereas heterosexual men are the least likely. What's ...

dateApr 03, 2009 in Social Sciences
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