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7000 Gay Men Participate in Long Term HIV Study September 29, 2009

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Washington Post article about AIDS study.

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How Erasure Impacts Health Care for Transgender People September 28, 2009

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The Trans Pulse project is a research project in Ontario, Canada, looking at how the healthcare system provides for transgendered people. Even though it is for Canadians, if you are from another country, you might still enjoy their website.

“I Don’t Think This Is Theoretical; This Is Our Lives”: How Erasure Impacts Health Care for Transgender People (more…)

“Born Again Is a Sexual Term”: Demons, STDs, and God’s Healing Sperm September 28, 2009

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While this article does not fit my criterion of being a scientific publication, I found it so unusual that I thought I would post it. (more…)

Resolving Internalized Homophobia From Religious Sources September 28, 2009

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I’m sorry that all I have is the abstract for this paper. I will try to get a copy. If anyone out there has access, please let me know.

“God Made Me Gay for a Reason”

Young Men Who Have Sex With Men’s Resiliency in Resolving Internalized Homophobia From Religious Sources (more…)

1/2 of new HIV cases are 13 to 24 year old women September 27, 2009

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The next time you hear the religious right quote that LGBT people should not be allowed to marry, let them know this statistic and reference.

In the United States, half of all new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases are among 13- to 24-year-old women. Heterosexual contact is the primary route of transmission (73%).

Truths and myths that influence the sexual decision-making process among young multiethnic college women. (more…)

Gay and bisexual identity development among female-to-male transsexuals September 27, 2009

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Arch Sex Behav. 2009 Oct;38(5):688-701. Epub 2009 Mar 28.

Gay and bisexual identity development among female-to-male transsexuals in North America: emergence of a transgender sexuality. (more…)

When X and Y chromosomes trade DNA September 27, 2009

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The abstract for this article was posted today on BioMed Central. The entire article is still in draft and can be found as a PDF at Molecular Cytogenetics
A translocation is when two chromosomes exchange part of their DNA sequence.

Chromosome territories, X;Y translocation and Premature Ovarian Failure: is there a relationship? (more…)

Attitudes of Black and White College Students Toward LGBT September 26, 2009

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The Attitudes of Black and White College Students Toward Gays and Lesbians (more…)

Sexuality in the Workplace September 26, 2009

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Sexuality as a Diversity Factor: An Examination of Awareness (more…)

Is Homophobia Inevitable? September 26, 2009

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Unfortunately, I do not have access to the entire article

Is homophobia inevitable?

Evidence that explores the constructed nature of homophobia, and the techniques through which men unlearn it (more…)