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Sexual minorities continue to face discrimination, despite increasing support

Nov 15, 2019

Despite increasing support for the rights of people in the LGBTQ+ community, discrimination remains a critical and ongoing issue for this population, according to researchers. In a recent study, researchers found that adults who identified as gay, lesbian or bisexual — as well as people who…

Penn State researcher explores mental health and the LGBT community

May 29, 2019

With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, Penn State researcher and assistant professor Britney Wardecker stresses the importance of not only raising general awareness of mental health but also recognizing how different groups are affected by mental health issues in unique ways.   Wardecker’s…

LGB and other sexual minorities face significant health disparities

Jan 29, 2019

Sexual minorities — people who are attracted to members of the same sex or who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual — are at a higher risk for several different health problems at different points in their lives, according to Penn State researchers. The researchers found that sexual minorities were…