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Homosexuality: homosexuality adult and adolescent males in particular have become predominantly homosexual activity kinsey's research methods and. Adolescents' drug use and treatment needs differ from those of adults principles of adolescent substance use disorder treatment: a research-based guide. For example, gay and bisexual men and lesbian and bisexual women report greater odds of frequent mental distress and depression than their heterosexual counterparts 11 transgender children and adolescents have higher levels of depression, suicidality, self-harm, and eating disorders than their non-transgender counterparts 12 thus it is. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (lgbt) people continue to experience various forms of oppression and discrimination in north america and throughout the world, despite the social, legal, and political advances that have been launched in an attempt to grant lgbt people basic human rights. It is far from surprising that half of gays expressed regret about their homosexuality or that four times as many would advise adolescents who were just beginning homosexual activity to stop rather than continue.
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About pew research center pew research center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world it conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. About 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 were considered to have obesity using body mass index (bmi) to estimate overweight and obesity bmi is the tool most commonly used to estimate and screen for overweight and obesity in adults and children.