Research

Research

Health National
Over 10 percent of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth in juvenile justice settings report sexual victimization by another youth, compared with just 1.5 percent of heterosexual youth reporting the same action. ...
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International
OutRight’s research finds that legal registration for LGBTIQ organizations is severely restricted globally and the result is that LGBTIQ human rights defenders work with fewer resources and face more danger. ...
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National
A new report examines how many state legislatures are attempting to limit LGBT equality efforts through “preemption,” or state laws that block or prevent local governments from passing their own laws on a range of issues. ...
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National
A new study examining the predictors of relationship termination in same-sex and married heterosexual couples found that male-male couples were the least likely to break up. ...
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Health
Teens who are gay or lesbian but engage in heterosexual sex are at higher risk of a suicide attempt, new research suggests. The investigators found that 4 percent experienced "sexual orientation discordance" - sexual contact that's contrary to a person's sexual orientation. ...
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Health
Two independent teams of NIH-funded researchers discovered that the Arc gene can package its genetic material in a virus-like shell for delivery to nearby cells. ...
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National
The report highlights the unique ways in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender elders are harmed by a growing number of laws and policies aimed at exempting religious organizations and individuals from following nondiscrimination and civil rights laws and policies. ...
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National
Despite the overall decline in well-being, there is a bright spot for those living in medium small communities, small towns and rural areas: a meaningful increase this year in how they evaluate their lives. ...
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Health Faith and Religion
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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National
A new Labor Day report unveiled Wednesday by the AFL-CIO shows that working people are working more and taking fewer vacation days. ...
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