‘The king and his husband’: The gay history of British royals

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By Kayla Epstein Ordinarily, the wedding of a junior member of the British royal family wouldn’t attract much global attention. But Lord Ivar Mountbatten’s has. That’s because Mountbatten, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, is expected to wed James Coyle this summer in what has been heralded as the “first-ever” same-sex marriage in Britain’s royal …

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Gay or bi men who disclose sexual history may get better healthcare

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By Anne Harding Young men who have sex with men (MSM) who disclose their sexual orientation or behavior to a health care provider are more likely to receive appropriate healthcare, new data suggest. Dr. Elissa Meites of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and her colleagues studied 817 MSM, ages 18 to 26, …

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I’m a young gay man. Here’s how sex-ed class failed to represent students like me

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Sex ed taught me little about LGBT relationships, so I went searching on my own By Nathan Sing “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die.” Before today, this exclamation by the pedophiliac health teacher Coach Carr in the iconic film Mean Girls formed the bulk of my understanding of sex-ed class. But …

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Gay, Straight, Or Bisexual – Which Group Of Men Are More At Risk Of Heart Failure?

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By Adam Dupuis Can your sexuality increase or decrease your risk of heart failure?  A new study released by the NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing states that Bisexual men have a higher risk for heart disease compared with heterosexual men. Now, of course it is not because you’re sleeping with men, but it’s because …

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Gay and bisexual male teens use adult dating apps to find sense of community, study shows

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June is PRIDE Month By Darcel Rockett [F]inding one’s community is integral to adolescent development. The members of that community create space for relationships to grow. For some teens, that community is found on dating apps meant for adult gay men — apps that only require a user enter a birth date that coincides with …

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Gay people are better at sex, according to science

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By Ryan Butcher [G]ay people might have faced generations of persecution, harassment and social torment, but finally, science has dealt them a decent hand: they’re apparently better at sex. We’re being facetious, of course. But research published this year suggests that the above is true. A study looking at the differences in orgasm frequency among …

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One third of young people consider themselves gay or bisexual: study

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By Andrea Downey A third of young people describe themselves as gay or bisexual, a new survey has revealed. Whereas just seven percent of baby boomers are equally attracted to both sexes or “mostly” attracted to the opposite sex — marking a stark generational shift. About 14 percent of those aged 16 to 22 say …

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GQ Suggests ‘Having Sex with Men Doesn’t Make You Gay’

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By David Artavia [I]n 2017, it’s weird to think that straight men are still asking the question, “Does having sex with a man make me gay?” Our friends at GQ recently investigated a bit deeper into the subject. GQ interviewed a few guys who identify as straight who’ve all had same-sex sex with other men …

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