JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 27, 2016. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.3432 New national data suggest lesbian, gay and bisexual adults were more likely to report impaired physical and mental health and heavy drinking and smoking, which may be the result of stressors they experience because of discrimination, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. The study...
The Conversation, March 11, 2016 6.19am AEDT
Some babies are born with a genetic variant that leads to atypical sexual development. It can result in the child being neither a typical boy nor girl.
Estimates of this occurring range from one in 1,500 or 2,000 births, to 4% of all births, depending on what definitions are used.
Read more here
Medical Daily, June 17, 2015 04:54 PM
According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Oregon, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, teens are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior due to differences in working memory.
Read more here
PBS Newshour, May 27, 2015 at 1:44 PM EDT Welcome to “Spring Fever” week in primary schools across the Netherlands, the week of focused sex ed classes … for 4-year olds. Of course, it’s not just for 4-year-olds. Eight-year-olds learn about self-image and gender stereotypes. 11-year-olds discuss sexual orientation and contraceptive options. But in the Netherlands, the approach, known as...
Huffington Post, Posted: 09/16/2014 4:34 pm EDT
A child assigned male at birth began confounding parents, family and neighbours at age 3 by repeatedly declaring and insisting, “I am a girl.”