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Americans Favor Gender Roles for Both Heterosexual and Same-Sex Couples

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A majority of Americans think the “more masculine” partner and the “more feminine” partner in a same-sex couple should generally be responsible for stereotypically male and female chores, according to new research.

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Study Examines Families’ Journeys to Accepting Transgender Children, Mothers Play Key Advocacy Role

A tiny hair barrette and an anguished moment marked the turning point for one mother in coming to fully accept that her child, who was born a boy, was a transgender girl.

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Housework, Division Of Labor, Family, Heterosexual Couples, Gender, Childcare, Marriage, traditional gender roles, same-sex marriage, Lgbt

Americans Think Sex Should Determine Chores for Straight Couples, Masculinity and Femininity for Same-Sex Couples

For heterosexual couples, most Americans still believe in the traditional division of household labor between husbands and wives, while for same-sex couples, they think the “more masculine” partner and the “more feminine” partner should generally be responsible for stereotypically male and female chores, respectively, suggests a new study.

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Answering the Call for LGBTQ Health Equity

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Physicians and other health care providers will learn specific skills for the care of LGBTQ patients at the UofL School of Medicine. They also will have the opportunity to join a web-based network of LGBTQ-friendly providers.

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HIV and AIDS, HIV, AIDS, Stigma, social stigma, Africa, Hiv Positive, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Africana studies, African studies, heterosexual men, Masculinity, me, S, Sickness, Disease, Nigeria, Hiv Testing, social context, HIV diagnosis, Public Health

HIV Stigma Influenced by Perceptions of Masculinity, Study Reveals

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Whether an HIV-positive man has met cultural expectations of masculinity might impact how much stigma he experiences, according to a new study from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Legal Expert Available to Comment on Supreme Court’s Decision to Block Student’s Use of Boys’ Bathroom

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LGBTQ Students Feel Safer at Schools with Gay-Straight Alliances

A Vanderbilt University study found that LGBTQ students attending high schools with gay-straight alliances reported significantly fewer incidences of bullying based on sexual orientation or gender expression and had a greater sense of personal safety compared to students in schools without GSAs.

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NBA All-Star Game Move: A High-Profile Hit for Charlotte and N.C.

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Space Scientist, TV and Equality Scholar Say Star Trek’s Impact Goes Far Beyond Screen

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Preventing HIV in Transgender People—JAIDS Assembles Critical Evidence

Programs to reduce the high risk of HIV infection among transgender people are urgently needed—but efforts are hindered by a lack of accurate information on HIV prevalence, HIV incidence, and specific risk factors facing this key population. A special supplement to JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes presents essential information to meet the challenges of HIV prevention in the transgender population. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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New Study Sheds Light on State of LGBT Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Startups founded by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurship community are at risk for discrimination, affecting where they locate their businesses, their ability to raise capital and how they build trust with investors, according to a new study from StartOut, a national non-profit organization that supports, educates and connects LGBT entrepreneurs.

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RTI International to Fund and Conduct Research on Victimization Among the LGBTQ Community

In the wake of mass murder in Orlando and the passage of House Bill 2 in North Carolina, a law requiring individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificate, RTI International will self-fund research to better understand the LGBTQ community and violence in the United States.

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New Initiative Improves Health Behaviors of Lesbian, Bisexual Women

Lesbian and bisexual women have higher rates of obesity, smoking and stress when compared to their heterosexual counterparts, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. To address this issue, a University of Missouri researcher has led the first-ever national study to develop healthy weight programs for lesbian and bisexual communities. Ninety-five percent of the study participants achieved the health objectives that are critical for obesity prevention as identified by the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

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UNLV Professor to Discuss Transgender Military Serving Openly

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#LGBTQ Expert Available to Comment on N.C. Legislation Drafted to Walk Back Portions of #HB2

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LGBTQ Expert: DOD Transgender Ban Reversal Critical in Light of HB2, Similar Laws

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LGBT Expert Available to Discuss Stonewall Designation as National Monument

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LGBT+ Experts from the Lucy A. Wicks Clinic of NewYork-Presbyterian Available for Interview

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Dealing with Sexism and Gender Issues in the Classroom

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New handbook for teachers is designed to help them deal with issues of gender identity, sexism and related questions that may come up in the classroom.

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UT Expert: "Massacre in Orlando Is ... An Extreme Example of the Everyday Terrorism That LGBT People of Color Experience in the U.S."

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