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Lgbt Research

Why Schools Need To Learn More About Their Students Sexual Identities

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.28.2016 | Queer Voices

Evidence suggests that LGBT students get punished more harshly in school, but researchers have no idea how far this problem reaches. A new policy bri...

New National Study: Five Things You Should Know About Aging and LGBT People

Robert Espinoza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Espinoza

Much has been written about the growing number of older people in this country, as well as the incremental shift in favorable policies and attitudes toward certain segments of the LGBT population. However, less public attention has been placed on how LGBT people experience aging, beginning in midlife all the way through later life.

The Unmeasured LGBT Life

Robert Espinoza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Espinoza

As we age, each of us will need to ask for support. But if we're LGBT, the type of institutional support we receive will rely largely on questions that have already been asked about us. If we're denied data to craft relevant health interventions, we will perish off-screen in droves, measured only by the shallowest of statistics.

Closets And Criticisms Of LGBT Research (Part 2)

Amy Andre | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Andre

If we count people who are in the closet or "discordant," then sure, that boosts our numbers, but to what end? Why do we need to know how many of us there are? Is the implication that if there are more of us, then we are more deserving of rights?

Closets And Criticisms Of LGBT Research (Part 1)

Amy Andre | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Andre

Dr. Gary Gates has reported that 50 percent of people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual identify as bisexual. He's also reported that 3.5 percent of the U.S. adult population identifies as LGB. Detractors seem to feel that the latter percentage is too low and the former too high.

Researchers and Physicians: The Religious Right Distorts Our LGBT Research!

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alvin McEwen

University of Minnesota professor Greg Remafedi has gone on record complaining that the American College of Pediatricians, a sham group camouflaging religious right distortions as legitimate research, distorted his work.