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Negative Findings for Children of Gay Parents Don't Hold Up to Scrutiny

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A 2012 study has been widely cited to argue that lesbians and gay men don’t make good parents. Now researchers have reanalyzed the same data and reached a very different conclusion.

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Twitter 'Big Data' Could Provide Valuable Details About Transgender Individuals’ Health and Social Needs

Researchers and public health officials have looked for ways to better understand the health concerns of transgender populations, so social "big data" technologies like Twitter offer an untapped rich source of information that they can use for the benefit of these communities

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Empathy Is Related to Sexual Orientation

The study, led by Professor Simone Shamay-Tsoory of the University of Haifa found that, in addition to gender, differences in empathy between people is related to sexual preference and, therefore, this orientation is important when assessing differences in empathy among people

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Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Linked to Eating Disorders

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Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The study used data from the American College Health Association–National College Health Assessment, a survey of 289,024 students from 223 U.S. universities. Researchers found that the rates of self-reported eating disorders were highest in transgender people. Heterosexual men had the lowest rates.

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University of Arkansas Legal Scholar Available for Analysis of Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

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‘Overwhelming Evidence’ Points to Victory for Same-Sex Couples, Says UB Expert

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WVU Experts Available to Discuss Supreme Court Gay Marriage Case, Arguments

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

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Sociologists Available to Discuss Same-Sex Marriage

With the Supreme Court of the United States hearing oral arguments today in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which addresses the matter of marriage equality and the constitutional status of state bans on same-sex marriage, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has a number of sociologists available to discuss same-sex marriage.

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#SCOTUS on Tuesday will hear key issues involving gay marriage. Need commentary? @uutah's Cliff Rosky of @sjquinney is an expert on the issue. 801-581-7352

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