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 ...

Aug 13, 2009
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Same-sex behavior seen in nearly all animals

Same-sex behavior is a nearly universal phenomenon in the animal kingdom, common across species, from worms to frogs to birds, concludes a new review of existing research.

Jun 16, 2009
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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 ...

Apr 03, 2009
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