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Study uncovers same-sex couples' opinions about marriage and cohabitation

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Study uncovers same-sex couples' opinions about marriage and cohabitation

University of California researchers Stephen M. Haas, an associate professor of communication, and Sarah W. Whitton, an assistant professor of psychology, uncovered the perceived benefits of cohabitation and marriage of same-sex couples after conducting an online survey of 526 individuals across the US, who reported they were in a committed, same-sex relationship for at least six months.

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Gay, bisexual youth can thrive with positive family relationships

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Gay, bisexual youth can thrive with positive family relationships

Published in the Journal of Marital & Family Therapy, the Rutgers School of Social Work study, "Condoms and Connection: Parents, Gay and Lesbian Youth and HIV Risk," found that positive family relationships and open dialogue led to an increase in safe sex practices, including the use of condoms, while disrupted family relationships resulted in risky sexual behaviors.

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