Print Version pdf icon. The content here can be syndicated added to your web site. Sexually transmitted diseases STDs are diseases that can be passed from one person to another through intimate physical contact and sexual activity. While anyone who has sex can get an STD, sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men MSM are at greater risk. Sexual contact includes oral, anal and vaginal sex, as well as genital skin-to-skin contact. Genital herpes, syphilis, and human papillomavirus HPV are most often spread through genital skin-to-skin contact.
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By Andy Coghlan. Some physical attributes of the homosexual brain resemble those found in the opposite sex. Brain scans have provided the most compelling evidence yet that being gay or straight is a biologically fixed trait. The scans reveal that in gay people, key structures of the brain governing emotion, mood, anxiety and aggressiveness resemble those in straight people of the opposite sex. The differences are likely to have been forged in the womb or in early infancy, says Ivanka Savic, who conducted the study at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. First they used MRI scans to find out the overall volume and shapes of brains in a group of 90 volunteers consisting of 25 heterosexuals and 20 homosexuals of each gender. The results showed that straight men had asymmetric brains, with the right hemisphere slightly larger — and the gay women also had this asymmetry.
Previous research has shown repeatedly that human stature influences mate preferences and mate choice in heterosexuals. In general, it has been shown that tall men and average height women are most preferred by the opposite sex, and that both sexes prefer to be in a relationship where the man is taller than the woman. However, little is known about such partner preferences in homosexual individuals. However, these preferences were dependent on the participant's own height, such that taller men preferred shorter partners, whereas shorter men preferred taller partners. We also examined whether height preferences predicted the preference for dominance and the adoption of particular sexual roles within a couple.
By Dan Avery For Dailymail. Gay men are more likely than lesbians to be discriminated against because of the sound of their voice, according to a new study. Researchers found heterosexuals who believed gay people can be identified by how they talk were more likely to hold anti-gay attitudes. At the same time, gay men who believed there was a gay way of talking were more likely to think they had it. They tended to anticipate stigma and be more vigilant regarding people's reactions.