SOME openly 75,000 pensioners now class themselves as being gay, lesbian, or bisexual
- a jump of 30,000 in the past four years.
This stigma and invisibility from queer and straight folks is a contributing factor in the poor health outcomes many bi people experience: Rates of drug and alcohol use, smoking, suicide, and intimate-partner violence are all markedly higher for bisexuals
USA], August 26 (ANI): A recent study finds older lesbian, gay, and bisexual
people were more likely to suffer from chronic health issues than their heterosexual counterparts.
When "Scream" actress Bella Thorne announced she was bisexual
in a (https://twitter.
North American and Australian research found bisexual
women report higher rates of negative mental health outcomes compared to monosexual women (i.
When I first presented the initial results of an online survey about discrimination against bisexuals
that I was conducting at the time, a more senior professor who had once herself identified as bisexual
asked me paradoxically why anyone would want to identify as bisexual
1) Even the American Psychological Association recognizes the continuum nature of sexuality and validates that the stigma experienced by bisexuals
can yield significant stress responses.
Open to theatergoers of all persuasions, this thought-provoking evening of bisexual
-themed multimedia performance is deeply educational and celebrates the talent and culture of the bisexual
Several previous studies found higher rates of childhood sexual abuse among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals
than among heterosexual women and men.
The lack of mention is all the more interesting when you consider that bisexuals
make up the largest group within the LGBT community according to a 2002 study conducted by the CDC, with one third of men and two thirds of women in the community identifying as bi.
Except that men who claim to be bisexual
(the research on women hasn't been done yet) haven't been accepted either by scientists or by people whose sexual orientation is less equivocal.
Almost a third of gays (27per cent) and bisexuals
(30per cent) have had such an experience.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual
minority youths may be at increased risk for suicide attempts relative to white lesbians, gays and bisexuals
, according to a study in the June issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
Construyendo nuevas realidades describes the legislative realities in each country and shares the activists' perceptions on issues such as quality of care for lesbian and bisexual
women, diseases that most affect lesbians and bisexuals
, discriminatory practices against lesbian and bisexual
women in the healthcare system, STIs of most concern to lesbian and bisexual
women and health centers that provide specialized care for lesbian and bisexual
The proportion of women who were married or in a committed relationship was highest among lesbians (78%), intermediate among heterosexuals (69%) and lowest among bisexuals