1) In a cross-sectional survey among women in primary care settings, the reported prevalence of lack of condom use with a male partner was highest among heterosexual women (54%), the prevalence of regular substance use during sex was highest among bisexual
women (36%), and the prevalence of sex with bisexual
men was highest among lesbian women (36%).
In addition, women who were strictly identified as straight or gay didn't have the same risk factors that bisexual
women had, according Lindley.
The study looked at about 340 lesbian, gay and bisexual
New York City residents ages 18 to 59.
The report is a collection of the responses from 33 activists from different relevant groups in 11 countries throughout the region, who share their knowledge on various aspects related to the health of lesbian and bisexual
This tendency in the media to portray black bisexuals
as duplicitous heterosexuals while portraying white bisexuals
as victimized homosexuals does not end in the print media.
The labour movement--from local activists to national leadership--stood united with the gay, lesbian, bisexual
, transgender community and played a critical role in persuading the Canadian government to pass the same-sex marriage law.
Negative attitudes prevent some educational systems from addressing the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual
, and transgender (GLBT) students who are one of the last minorities to be acknowledged.
12) and that investigate the distinctions between gays and bisexuals
(Dobinson et al.
Arlington, MA resident, producer and filmmaker Susannah Layton created the Bilicious show in 2007, after she was shocked to discover there were no bisexual
events being produced that year at the annual National Queer Arts Festival in San Francisco.
To learn more about the impact of childhood sexual abuse in lesbians, gays, bisexuals
, and heterosexuals, researchers took advantage of a large US survey involving more than 34,000 people across the United States.
The study reported that bisexual
men responded to both the male and female videos but gay and straight men did not.
And more than one in five bisexuals
have faced prejudice.
Even fewer have addressed the ways in which gender identity discrimination intersects with heterosexism to affect the lives of transgendered as well as non-transgendered lesbians, gays, bisexuals
Both lesbians and bisexuals
were more likely to report increased rates of poor physical and mental health, as other studies have also noted (33).
In recent years, better studies using more rigorous methodology have suggested that mental illness is, in tact, more common in gay men and bisexuals
than in heterosexual men and women, several speakers said in a symposium at the association's annual meeting.