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Sexual Diversity LGBTQ+ World News

Updated/Revised Date: 17th Nov 2022
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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
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

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
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

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
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
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
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
Lesbian Pride Flags thumbnail image.Lesbian Pride Flags thumbnail image.
Information and example images, including color codes of the five and seven-stripe Lesbian Pride flags.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 19th Nov 2022 - Updated: 20th Nov 2022
Sex Predators Use Dating Apps as Hunting Grounds thumbnail image.
Study reveals dating apps are fertile ground for predators in part because there are few means for potential victims to screen possible partners.
Category: LGBTQ+ Dating
Author: Brigham Young University
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2022
Aromantic Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Aromantic Pride Flag, a five-stripe design of dark green, light green, white, grey, and black, represents people who either do not experience romantic attraction or do so in a nontraditional way.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2022
Kids Who Doubt Their Gender Identity Enter Puberty Earlier thumbnail image.
A study shows that children who have expressed a desire at age 11 to be a different gender enter puberty earlier than their peers.
Category: LGBT Adolescents
Author: Aarhus University
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2022
LGB Youth Twice as Likely to Attempt Suicide thumbnail image.
Gay, lesbian, and bisexual students are twice as likely to attempt suicide, experience suicidal thoughts, or plan a suicide attempt than heterosexuals.
Category: LGBTQ+ News
Author: University of Georgia
Publish Date: 17th Nov 2022
Polysexual Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Polysexual Pride flag was created to be similar to the bisexual and pansexual flags and includes three pink, green, and blue colored stripes.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 17th Nov 2022
Agender Pride Flag thumbnail image.
Created in 2014, the Agender Pride Flag represents people who identify as having no gender, an unidentifiable gender, or being gender neutral.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 17th Nov 2022
Nonbinary Pride Flag thumbnail image.
Each of the four colors of the Nonbinary Pride Flag represents a different part of the non-binary group and symbolize those whose gender falls outside of and without reference to the binary.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 16th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
The Straight Ally Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The black, white, and rainbow Straight Ally pride flag has an unknown origin but is known to have first turned up around the late 2000s.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 15th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Feather Drag Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Feather Drag Pride Flag was created by artist Sean Campbell in 1999 and first national use as an graphic element for a pride edition in GLT magazine in 2000.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 15th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Intersex Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The intersex flag created by Morgan Carpenter of Intersex Human Rights Australia in 2013 is a pride flag designed to represent intersex individuals and community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 14th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Two Spirit Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Two Spirit Pride flag features eight primary colors and uses two feathers to represent masculine and feminine identities. The circle symbolizes the unification of masculine and feminine identities into a separate gender.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 14th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Rubber Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Rubber Pride Flag features black representing leather, red as a symbol of the blood passion for rubber and rubbermen, and yellow stands for their drive for intense rubber play and fantasies.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 14th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Progress Pride Flag thumbnail image.Progress Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The Progress Pride flag with horizontal and diagonal chevron stripes has eleven colors, red, orange, yellow, green, indigo, violet, white, pink, blue, brown, and black.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 13th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Queer People of Color (QPOC) Flag thumbnail image.
The Queer People of Color Pride flag features the colored stripes of the Rainbow Gay Pride Flag with a central raised brown fist symbol.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 13th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Sexual Activity Can Trigger Asthma thumbnail image.
A new study being presented shows that sex can be an undiagnosed trigger for asthma exacerbations.
Category: Sexual Health Information
Author: American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Publish Date: 13th Nov 2022
Parent Focused HIV Prevention Intervention thumbnail image.
Online toolkit helps parents improve communication with gay and bisexual sons about behaviors to help them stay healthy.
Category: HIV and Aids
Author: George Washington University
Publish Date: 13th Nov 2022
Leather Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The nine-striped black, blue and white leather pride flag was designed to provide representation to the international leather community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 12th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Bear Brotherhood Flag thumbnail image.
The seven colored striped brown, orange, yellow, tan, white, grey and black, Bear Brotherhood flag represents the International Bear Brotherhood community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 12th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Navigating Romantic Relationships as an Asexual thumbnail image.
Asexual people remain relatively invisible, rarely researched, and often subjected to discrimination and stereotyping.
Category: LGBTQ Stories - Mainstream
Author: Alexandra Brozowski
Publish Date: 12th Nov 2022
How to Tell If A Woman Or Girl is Leading You On - Part II thumbnail image.
Revisited and Revised by a Woman who was a Girl.
Category: Tsara's Column
Author: Tsara Shelton
Publish Date: 10th Nov 2022
Pursuit of Equality and Remote Work thumbnail image.
A new report from Institute for Gender and the Economy looks at remote work, the pursuit of equality, and the future of work.
Category: Gender Equality
Author: University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Publish Date: 10th Nov 2022
Gender Fluid Symbol thumbnail image.
General information regarding defining Gender Fluid includes an image of the Gender Fluid symbol.
Category: LGBTQ+ Symbols
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 9th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Gender Fluid Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The five-colored striped pink, white, purple, black, and blue Gender Fluid flag is a pride flag that represents the Gender Fluid community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 9th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Genderqueer Nonbinary Symbol thumbnail image.
Facts and information regarding Genderqueer Nonbinary including an image of the Genderqueer symbol.
Category: LGBTQ+ Symbols
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 8th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Genderqueer Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The tricolor, lavender, white, green, Genderqueer flag is a pride flag that represents the genderqueer community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 8th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Unicode Bisexual Character thumbnail image.
Information regarding the bisexuality Unicode symbol, which consists of an interlocked female and male sign, includes displaying and encoding codes for emails and websites.
Category: Unicode - Emoji Symbols
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 7th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Bisexual Pride Flag thumbnail image.
The tricolor bisexual flag is a pride flag that represents bisexuality, bisexual individuals, and the bisexual community.
Category: LGBTQ+ Flags
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 7th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022
Asexuality Symbol thumbnail image.
Information and history regarding the asexuality black ring symbol design, including an example image.
Category: LGBTQ+ Symbols
Author: Sexual Diversity
Publish Date: 6th Nov 2022 - Updated: 17th Nov 2022

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