Skip to comments.Report: "Married" Homosexuals Die 24 Years Younger
Posted on 04/08/2007 3:07:06 PM PDT by wagglebee
PHILADELPHIA, Apr. 5 /Christian Newswire/ -- Marriage between a man and woman seems to result in longer life for both. Does it work that way for gay marriage?
"No," says Dr. Paul Cameron of the Family Research Institute, a Colorado-based think tank.
Researchers Paul and Kirk Cameron reported at the Eastern Psychological Association convention that married gays and lesbians lived about 24 fewer years than their married heterosexual counterparts.
In Denmark, the country with the longest history of gay marriage, for 1990-2002, married heterosexual men died at a median age of 74, while the 561 partnered gays died at an average age of 51.
In Norway, married heterosexual men died at an average age of 77 yr., the 31 gays at 52. The lifespan of same-sex married lesbians was 20+ years shorter than the lifespan of married heterosexual women. In Denmark, married heterosexual women died at an average age of 78 yr. as compared to 56 yr. for the 91 same-sex married lesbians; in Norway, married heterosexual women died at an average age of 81 v. 56 for the 6 same-sex married lesbians.
"These are the ages of death as reported by the census bureaus of Norway and Denmark," said Dr. Paul Cameron. "While the internet is filled with debate about our previous findings -- largely based on obituaries -- these deaths were recorded by governments. The obituaries we assembled over the same time period in the US were similar: an average lifespan of 52 for 710 gays who ostensibly did not die of AIDS, 42 yr. for those 1,476 who supposedly did; and 55 yr. for 143 lesbians. So the findings from Scandinavia are not much different from figures derived from U.S. obituaries."
Paul Cameron, Ph.D. & Kirk Cameron, Ph.D., presented "Federal Distortion Of The Homosexual Footprint." Paul Cameron, a reviewer for the British Medical Journal, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, and the Postgraduate Medical Journal, has published over 40 scientific articles on homosexuality. The EPA is the oldest regional Psychological Association in the United States. At its Philadelphia convention members presented the latest advances in scientific work to colleagues.
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with aids I can understand that male gays would die young but why would lesbians die young?
Not to pick a nit, but with my Actuarial hat on, I have to say that the more useful comparison would be of “married” homosexuals’ life expectancy with “unmarried” homosexuals’ life expectancy. An interesting addition would be life expectancy for those of “same-sex attraction” (and activity, such as that unfortunate pastor in Colorado, recently in the news ...) who are nonetheless in marriages with the opposite sex.
My first instinct is to say “small sample group”. But this is typical of science reporting today.
Rush is right. People who eat carrots have a 100% mortality rate...
Way to go boys!
So? Everything’s for the better, I guess.
Be that as it may, it’s still a moral and healthy lifestlye. /sarc
Male homosexuals, on average, die young (40’s) even when AIDS deaths are factored out.
Causes of death correlated with male *and* female homosexuality include homicide, suicide, drug abuse, alcoholism, auto accident, recreation accident, and others.
Basically, there is a statistical relationship between a homosexual lifestyle and a variety of causes of death, many related to risk-taking behavior. This is consistent with the (former) recognition of same-sex attraction as a psychological disorder, which manifests itself in a variety of lifespan-reducing ways.
This was known to life insurance actuaries 15 years ago, when I was in the insurance biz. There are probably more recent statistical studies ... but you’ll never see them in the news.
School teachers motto? “Piss on our victims.”
So, gays will receive "in their own persons the due penalty of their error." Sound like any disease you've ever heard of?
Wow. Even for this place, that is . . .
I guess ya learn something new every day ...I sure didnt realize that
Smoking can take away up to seven years of a person’s life. Leave it to the “political left” to attack smokers while also favoring the homosexual lifestyle despite the greater health risks that the homosexual lifestyle brings with it.
The parts do wear out. I imagine homosexuals have an increase risk of colon cancer. The number of physical reasons why homosexuality especially male homosexuality should be discouraged are numerous and well documented. Homosexuality provides a case study in how false premises of the left become forced into mainstream society. They are doing the same with Global warming and Health Care. They make patently false assertions and then refuse to debate and instead shift to focus on “doing something” in response to fix what they expressed in their false assertions.
I would guess that previous life style choices had played out the consequences later on. Sin is the death of us all, just some gamble more than others.
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