Why Gay Men May Be Less Anxious Than Straight Ones

There's no question that being closeted is emotionally and psychologically taxing. Now, newly-published research demonstrates that gay, lesbian and bi people who are out have lower stress hormone levels and fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression than those who hide their identities. The findings suggest that while… » 1/29/13 11:30am 1/29/13 11:30am

Do men really have higher sex drives than women?

There is possibly no greater source of debate than the age-old question of whether men want sex more than women. But embedded in that debate are a host of other questions. What is a "sex drive" anyway? What is a good scientific way to compare men and women's sexual desires? What happens when women want it more than men? … » 1/21/13 11:27am 1/21/13 11:27am

Science Fiction That Could Turn You Queer, If Only for a Nanosecond

I know it's not really true that you can use mind-control to turn somebody queer and make that person want you, OK? I know that. But sometimes in the happy land of science fiction, you come across a book or movie that makes it seem like the whole frakkin universe has been taken over by a bunch of queer tranny superhero … » 6/26/08 3:31pm 6/26/08 3:31pm