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Penn Study: Arts Improve Well-Being in Poorer Neighborhoods

A new study from Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts project found that cultural resources in lower-income neighborhoods are “significantly” linked to better schooling, health, […]

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Penn Study: Mustaches More Common Than Women in Top Medical Leadership Posts

You probably could’ve guessed — if asked — that there are more men than women leading the nation’s top academic medical institutions in America. But […]

City Life

Drexel: Most Adults Are Sexting

Sexting isn’t just a teen fad, a new study from Drexel University has found. Eight in 10 adults have sexted in the last year, according […]

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Researchers Say Same-Sex Couples May Soon Be Able to Produce Biological Children Together

Well this is a game-changer if I ever heard one: Scientists say that same-sex couples may soon be able to produce biological children together. Researchers […]

Be Well Philly

Too Much Eye Contact: Maybe This Is Why the Government Shut Down!

So yesterday John Boehner and President Obama sat down for a face-to-face chat, and ABSOLUTELY NOTHING HAPPENED. Throughout the country, journalists lamented: How can this […]

City Life

The World’s First Transgender Bird?

Researchers in New Zealand say they have discovered the world’s first transgender bird. The bellbird has the DNA of a female but looks and behaves like a male.

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DADT: One Year Later

The Palm Center released the results of a study of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell one year after it was repealed revealing there has been no negative impact.

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SURVEY: Sex is the Question

The CDC is encouraging men who have sex with other men to take a new survey – Sex is the Question – it’s the largest survey of its kind designed to help researchers learn more about sexual health, HIV, AIDS and other STDs.

City Life

Gay? Straight? It’s All in the Eyes

A new study from Cornell University suggests that someone’s sexual orientation can be studied in the eyes.

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Black Guys Use Condoms More Than White Guys

A study from San Francisco State University finds that black males in relationships use condoms more frequently than white male couples.

City Life

Get Smart: Five Gay Poets

Questia is celebrating Pride with free access this June to LGBT poets in its online research library.

City Life

What’s In an LGBT Community Center?

Despite the slow economic recovery, 179 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community centers nationwide manage to provide vital resources to 1.7 million people annually. […]

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The Realities of Transgender Aging

Thanks to Sage (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transgender men and women have a new guidebook […]

City Life

Is Gaydar Real?

You know that feeling you get when you meet someone and pretty much know without a doubt that he or she is batting for the […]

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Hispanics and the LGBT Community

Countering sometimes popular assumptions that the Hispanic community is somehow anti-gay, a new report co-released today by National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Social […]