Gay Actors Convincing in Heterosexual Roles
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- Although being openly gay
appears to affect a male actor's masculinity ratings, it does not
affect views on his performance, according to a new study.
Anti-Gay Bullying Tied to Teen Depression, Suicide
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Students targeted because they're believed to be gay -- as many as one in seven young teens -- are much more likely than others to be suicidal and depressed, a new survey finds.
Same-Sex Relationships Pose Abuse Risks, Too
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- Though many teens find it
difficult to talk about dating violence or abuse, the shroud of
secrecy may be even harder to get through for same-sex couples.
Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says
THURSDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- Half of pregnant teens in
substance-abuse treatment programs used alcohol or drugs in the
month before they entered treatment. And nearly 20 percent used
drugs or alcohol on a daily basis during that month, according to a
U.S. government report.