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Quackery not allowed: Posts claiming to change gays' sexual orientation banned from Facebook

The move is an extension of an existing ban on ads that promote conversion therapy, which medical experts consider ineffective and harmful.

11 Jul 2020 4:13 PM

Straight? Gay? Lesbian? Tinder now lets you add your sexual orientation

Tinder explained that the new feature allows you to edit or add more information about your sexual orientation.

05 Jun 2019 10:39 AM

Sexuality evolves from adolescence to adulthood

Sexuality changes and develops well into adulthood: Study.

04 May 2019 11:00 AM

Sexual orientation linked to opioid misuse, says US study

Findings suggest that men and women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are more likely to misuse opioids.

20 Nov 2018 4:24 PM

The lone, long fight against transphobia

The idea of sexual orientation being a choice is one of the strongest misconceptions that activists face.

26 May 2018 12:22 AM

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Religious faith linked to suicidal behaviour in LGBQ adults

The study is limited by a lack of detail about whether a participant’s specific religion had stigmatizing views of sexual minorities.

15 Apr 2018 11:55 AM

Teens who hide their sexual orientation have higher suicide risk

Nearly half of the kids who had experienced sexual orientation discordance – 46 percent – reported suicidal thoughts or behaviours.

20 Mar 2018 3:14 PM

Study says sexual orientation top risk for suicidal thoughts in college freshmen

Globally, suicide was second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year-olds in 2015, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

17 Mar 2018 6:41 PM

More US schools offering safe spaces for LGBTQ youth

LGBTQ youths have disproportionately higher risk in physical and mental health than their straight peers.

10 Mar 2018 4:16 PM

More and more youngsters are finding intelligence more sexually attractive than looks

Study also suggests intelligence is important to people, as it implies an improved ability to find work and greater competence in life.

09 Jan 2018 2:06 PM

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Celebration of love

Valuable lesson from the month gone by: propagating the idea of love regardless of gender and sexual orientation.

05 Jul 2017 12:59 AM

US visa may go via social media past

Govt plans rigorous vetting process to check travel history.

07 May 2017 12:42 AM

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