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Updated/Revised Date: 17th Nov 2022
Author: Sexual Diversity | Contact: SexualDiversity.org
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Synopsis: News articles and information relating to sexual diversity including recent laws, discrimination acts and sexual health.

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This section provides news articles and information relating to sexual diversity, including recent laws, discrimination acts, and sexual health, including feature stories, video clips, and other unique content about, and of interest to, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Recent LGBTQ+ News and Information

Study findings clearly show that men are less likely to remain in jobs when a higher proportion of women enter the occupation.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: University of Zurich
Publish Date: 24th Jan 2023

The increase in occurrence of hypospadias is likely due to environmental factors such as toxicant exposure which alter epigenetic programming in a forming penis.
Category: Male Sexual Health
Author: Washington State University
Publish Date: 23rd Jan 2023

Bisexuals reported higher levels of cannabis use disorder, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, depression, and suicidality than either the groups classified as exclusively straight or gay.
Category: Bisexualality
Author: Washington State University
Publish Date: 23rd Jan 2023

Evidence from largest study in the United States on the impact of gender-affirming hormones, with longest follow-up.
Category: Transgender News
Author: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023

U.S. states, including Colorado that have not banned abortion still do require those under age 18 to involve their parents before terminating a pregnancy.
Category: LGBT Adolescents
Author: University of Colorado at Boulder
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023

People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or non-binary may have a higher risk for stroke at a younger age.
Category: Sexual Health Information
Author: University of California - San Francisco
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023

Study provides a content analysis of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and disability hate crime legislation in America.
Category: Sexual Discrimination
Author: Florida Atlantic University
Publish Date: 18th Jan 2023

Separation leads to significant but temporary gender differences in parent-child time, and parental break-up results in changes in children's daily activities.
Category: LGBT Divorce and Separation
Author: Trinity College Dublin
Publish Date: 17th Jan 2023
Creamy and Seductive: Gender Surveillance in Flight Attendant Work thumbnail image.
Despite airline industry attempts to cultivate diverse working environments, gendered practices and pressures persist with female cabin crew encountering expectations on appearance not extended to male counterparts.
Category: Workplace Discrimination
Author: University of Surrey
Publish Date: 17th Jan 2023

A study finds seeing all-gender signs in public places, like restrooms, was linked to adolescent acceptance of transgender and nonbinary people.
Category: LGBTQ+ Symbols
Author: Washington State University
Publish Date: 17th Jan 2023
Gender Inequality Among Scientific Editors thumbnail image.
Women are consistently underrepresented among editors, and female editors are less likely to publish their research in the journals they edit.
Category: Gender Equality
Author: New York University
Publish Date: 16th Jan 2023
Strong Ethnic Identity Can Buffer or Bolster Effects of Online Sexual Racism in Black Men thumbnail image.Strong Ethnic Identity Can Buffer or Bolster Effects of Online Sexual Racism in Black Men thumbnail image.
A recent study of sexual racism experienced by young sexual minority black men in online dating communities sheds light on these different outcomes and the circumstances in which they can occur.
Category: Love and Romance
Author: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Publish Date: 14th Jan 2023

Less than four in 100 men who apply to be sperm donors reach the end of the process and have samples frozen and released for treatments.
Category: Male Sexual Health
Author: University of Sheffield
Publish Date: 10th Jan 2023
Fraysexual Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Fraysexual Pride Flag consists of four colored stripes; Blue, Cyan, White, and gray. The origin of the flag design is currently unknown.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 6th Jan 2023
Genderfae Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Genderfae Pride flag features seven primary pastel colors, green, green, yellow, white, pink, lavender, and purple.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 31st Dec 2022
Trigender Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The trigender pride flag has five horizontal stripes; pink, blue, green, blue, and pink. Trigender people experience three gender identities, either simultaneously or varying between them.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 30th Dec 2022

Bias against men in health care, early education, and domestic (HEED) fields have been documented, and the current study sought to gauge the impact of that bias.
Category: Gender Equality
Author: American Psychological Association
Publish Date: 24th Dec 2022

Heidelberg researchers decode the genetic foundations of rapid testicle evolution in mammals and humans.
Category: Sexuality
Author: Heidelberg University
Publish Date: 24th Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
The Difference Between a Kink and a Fetish thumbnail image.
Clear communication can be a challenge. It helps to know what our words mean.
Category: Tsara's Column
Author: Tsara Shelton
Publish Date: 23rd Dec 2022
Characters Actions in Movie Scripts Reflect Gender Stereotypes thumbnail image.
Movies, tv shows, and other media consistently portray traditional gender stereotypes, some of which may be harmful.
Category: Entertainment
Author: PLOS
Publish Date: 22nd Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023

About 1 out of 10 violent victimizations against LGBT people are hate crimes.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: The Williams Institute
Publish Date: 22nd Dec 2022

Early adulthood is full of transitions such as college, new jobs, marriage, and parenthood, all of which can help lead to estrangement or, in some cases, protect against it.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: Ohio State University
Publish Date: 15th Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023

Analysis of transgender and cisgender economic behavior and the first to consider whether sex assigned at birth plays a significant part in economic decisions.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: University of Exeter Business School
Publish Date: 15th Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023

Congress passed the PROTECT Our Children Act (USA).
Category: Sexual Health Information
Author: RAINN
Publish Date: 9th Dec 2022

Alphabetical list of gender identities and terms people use when identifying themselves and talking about gender.
Category: Education and LGBT
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 7th Dec 2022
Pangender Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Pangender Pride Flag has four primary colors consisting of light shades of pink, red, and yellow, as well as a central white stripe.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 6th Dec 2022 - Updated: 8th Dec 2022

Annual NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit explores stories and data highlighting barriers to high-quality care that LGBTQ+ people with cancer experience, examining persistent setbacks and promising developments.
Category: Sexual Health Information
Author: National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Publish Date: 3rd Dec 2022

Research reveals those in management positions demonstrate explicit and implicit bias toward others from marginalized groups and often express more implicit bias than those not in management.
Category: Workplace Discrimination
Author: University of Florida
Publish Date: 2nd Dec 2022
How Sex Education Training Videos Can Be More Inclusive thumbnail image.
The article explores several lessons learned about inclusivity during formative research and video production efforts.
Category: Education and LGBT
Author: Dfusion (United States)
Publish Date: 2nd Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Child Sexual Abuse Material Reduced After Online CBT thumbnail image.
The study analyzed internet-delivered anonymous, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for people who view images or videos of children being sexually abused.
Category: Sexuality
Author: Karolinska Institutet
Publish Date: 1st Dec 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023

In this story of my first sexual fantasy, I strip naked influences that helped create it.
Category: Tsara's Column
Author: Tsara Shelton
Publish Date: 30th Nov 2022 - Updated: 9th Dec 2022
What Dumped Men Often Tell Themselves thumbnail image.
When a partner breaks up with them, men often try to make sense of it by telling themselves stories about how it happened.
Category: Male Dating and Romance
Author: University of British Columbia
Publish Date: 30th Nov 2022
Teen Boys Uncertain About Sexual Consent and Culture thumbnail image.
Article explores how boys are being taught about consent at school and how they relate to and interpret educational messages about consent.
Category: Male Adolescence
Author: University of Surrey
Publish Date: 30th Nov 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023

A new study finds that LGBTQ youth are disproportionally represented in juvenile correctional facilities.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: The Williams Institute
Publish Date: 29th Nov 2022 - Updated: 30th Nov 2022
Polyamory Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Polyamory Pride flag consists of three equal-height horizontal blue, red, and black, colored stripes, with a gold Greek lowercase letter pi symbol in the center of the flag.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 28th Nov 2022 - Updated: 8th Dec 2022
Ending Gender Bias in Internet Algorithms thumbnail image.
Many internet algorithms are based on stereotypes, leading them to associate the sciences with masculinity and the arts with femininity.
Category: Gender Equality
Author: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
Publish Date: 24th Nov 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Bigender Pride Flag thumbnail image.Bigender Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Bigender Pride Flag features seven colored stripes pink, purple, blue with a white stripe in the middle to represent bigender people.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 22nd Nov 2022

A study finds those who had gender-affirming therapies were less likely to have sleep disorders, suggesting a possible protective effect.
Category: Transgender News
Author: Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
Publish Date: 21st Nov 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Lipstick Lesbian Flag thumbnail image.
The Lipstick Lesbian Flag, designed in 2010 by Natalie McCray, has six shades of pink and red stripes, one white one in the middle, and a red kiss printed on them.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 20th Nov 2022
Butch Lesbian Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Butch Lesbian Pride flag, designed using shades of blue and purple, is one variation of several lesbian flags.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 20th Nov 2022

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