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Same-sex marriage boosts gay men's health, study suggests
CBS News ^ | December 19, 2011 12:38 PM | Ryan Jaslow

Posted on 12/19/2011 2:30:52 PM PST by Olog-hai

Legalized same-sex marriage may provide couples with more than just legal benefits. A new study suggests gay men who get married may be healthier than unmarried gay men.

For the study, published in the Dec. 15 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, researchers compared health records on 1,211 gay patients at a community health clinic in Massachusetts in the years before and after same-sex marriage was legalized in 2003.

What did the researchers find? In the year after same-sex marriage was legalized, gay and bisexual men who got married were significantly less likely to visit the clinic for medical and mental health care. Married men saw reductions in their hypertension, depression, and frequency of stress-related disorders called adjustment disorders, health records showed. These reductions contributed to a 13 percent drop in health care visits in the year following legalization of same-sex marriage. Lesbians were not included in the study because not many visited the clinic. …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: gomorrah; homosexualagenda; sodom
Wonder who a bisexual man could marry in order to stay satisfied . . . ‼
1 posted on 12/19/2011 2:30:59 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: All

If you wanna REALLY be healthy, try not sticking things in your butt...


2 posted on 12/19/2011 2:32:09 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: Olog-hai
Sodomy and homosexuality is a sad, deviant lifestyle and those engaged in it are anything but "gay" but are hurting people.

So "marriage" among gays may be some sort of palliative measure but doesn't really cure their core issues.

3 posted on 12/19/2011 2:36:13 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: Olog-hai

Well, marrige reduces Promiscuity.....


4 posted on 12/19/2011 2:36:13 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Olog-hai

Oh fscking barf!

There are ZERO physiological benefits, they’re all psychological.

Who the hell finances these sick “studies?”


5 posted on 12/19/2011 2:36:50 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Olog-hai

There are no virtues in extolling self-described “virtues” of depravity.


6 posted on 12/19/2011 2:38:18 PM PST by lbryce (BHO:The bastard offspring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: Olog-hai

Who would think that toning down rampant promiscuity would improve health?


7 posted on 12/19/2011 2:38:31 PM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Olog-hai

Chocolate love.


8 posted on 12/19/2011 2:41:17 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (If Newt Gingrich is a Reliable Conservative, Joe Biden is a member of MENSA)
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To: rarestia

Who the hell finances these sick “studies?”
That would be whomever finances the American Journal of Public Health. (Emphasis on the "public" aspect, of course.)
9 posted on 12/19/2011 2:41:32 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

In every Homo relationship there is still a guy and a girl. The guy will stray just like in hetero relationships.. Its all sick and perverted. Who really GAF?


10 posted on 12/19/2011 2:42:17 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: central_va

In every Homo relationship there is still a guy and a girl
Does the "girl" ever get pregnant . . . ?
11 posted on 12/19/2011 2:43:58 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
In every Homo relationship there is still a guy and a girl

I a speaking metaphorically, there is the macho male and effeminate sub.

12 posted on 12/19/2011 2:50:06 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Olog-hai
In every Homo relationship there is still a guy and a girl

I am speaking metaphorically, there is the macho male and effeminate sub.

13 posted on 12/19/2011 2:50:24 PM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Olog-hai
 
 
Another garbage "study" that amounts to nothing more than spin.
 
Queers remain relentless in looking for hookups. And that's a fact. They may be shacked up and playing lovey-dovey house with a "significant other", but they'll remain signed up and current on every dating website around, still cruising the field.
 
 

14 posted on 12/19/2011 2:53:53 PM PST by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: Olog-hai

Sure...They picked up their partners health benefits and no longer have to go to “the clinic”.


15 posted on 12/19/2011 2:58:24 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Olog-hai

Probably because the under or unemployed got medical benefits from “marriage” to their fully employed butt buddies. They could go to an HMO instead of the gay clinic.


16 posted on 12/19/2011 2:59:24 PM PST by mas cerveza por favor
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To: Olog-hai

The problem is that very few want to marry or can stay married. That is never likely going to change.


17 posted on 12/19/2011 3:09:38 PM PST by Kazan
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To: GraceG
Well, marrige reduces Promiscuity.....

Yes and no. Some homosexuals redefine monogamous to mean something else: married or living with one person but free to do anybody else.

18 posted on 12/19/2011 3:15:53 PM PST by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: GraceG
Well, marrige reduces Promiscuity.....

We may not approve their marriage, but I believe this is one of the mechanism that leads to the findings. The other factors including some level of emotional (and perhaps economic) stability.

19 posted on 12/19/2011 3:41:59 PM PST by paudio (0bama is like a bad mechanic who couldn't fix your car - he just makes it worse. Get somebody else!)
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To: central_va

And usually both get “Thursday Night Off”. If ya know what I mean.

They both get some “strange” when they want it.

There is no such thing as monogamy with homosexuals. It’s counter to the lifestyle, the whole point is to be able to have sex whenever, wherever, with whoever they want. Anytime, anywhere.


20 posted on 12/19/2011 3:45:06 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Olog-hai
Heterosexual marriage reduces the risk of STD's, too.

Where's THAT headline?

21 posted on 12/19/2011 3:58:08 PM PST by traditional1 (Free speech for me.....not for thee)
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To: Maverick68

I did not think it was permissible for the press to discuss the health risk of the gay lifestyle as it is seen as endorsing “homophobia.”


22 posted on 12/19/2011 4:09:54 PM PST by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: Olog-hai

the Dec. 15 issue of the American Journal of Public Health, researchers compared health records on 1,211 gay patients at a community health clinic in Massachusetts in the years before and after same-sex marriage was legalized in 2003.


Correction!
Gay “marriage” has NEVER been made legal in Massachusetts!

MARCH 16, 2010
Confirmed Today: Gay Marriage STILL Not Legal in Mass.!
For years now — since 2005 — the homosexual lobby has filed and refiled its bill to legalize “gay marriage” in Massachusetts. They know that the law as it now stands refers to “man/woman”, “husband/wife” relationships as marriage. Today, the Judiciary Committee once again sent the bill to “study” — meaning, they killed it. But the very existence of this bill over the years confirms that we are correct that “gay marriage” has never been made legal in Massachusetts.

SHELVED TODAY:
House Bill 1708
AN ACT TO PROTECT MASSACHUSETTS FAMILIES THROUGH EQUAL ACCESS TO CIVIL
MARRIAGE
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority
of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 207 is hereby amended by adding the
following new section:—
Section 37A. Any person who otherwise meets the eligibility requirements of this chapter may
marry any other eligible person regardless of gender.

Why would the Judiciary Committee continue to bury this bill? We believe they don’t want to draw attention to the fact that all the “gay marriages” since 2004 are fraudulent.

http://massresistance.blogspot.com/2010/03/confirmed-today-gay-marriage-still-not.html


24 posted on 12/19/2011 6:05:12 PM PST by massmike (Massachusetts:Stopped hanging witches;started electing Kennedys.Coincidence?)
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To: paudio

Well, it is an incentive to limit the number of partners. But, really, better health for gays has nothing to do with why its is being shoved down our throats. It will do nothing to increase the percentage of adults who marry, not when divorce occurs for the most trivial reasons, when women buy the notion that marriage is a kind of trap., an idea that guys have held for many years.


25 posted on 12/19/2011 6:07:03 PM PST by RobbyS
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To: paudio

Well, it is an incentive to limit the number of partners. But, really, better health for gays has nothing to do with why its is being shoved down our throats. It will do nothing to increase the percentage of adults who marry, not when divorce occurs for the most trivial reasons, when women buy the notion that marriage is a kind of trap., an idea that guys have held for many years.


26 posted on 12/19/2011 6:07:30 PM PST by RobbyS
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To: Olog-hai

It’s always healthier to be in a monogamous committed relationship - physically, mentally, etc... So, it’s not exactly a surprise that gay couples are healthier than their single (and likely highly promiscuous) counterparts. Not that one isn’t at more of a risk of various STDs in that community in general... Married straight people are generally healthier than their single (and more likely to be promiscuous) counterparts, too.


27 posted on 12/19/2011 10:09:40 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: rarestia
Who the hell finances these sick “studies?”

Why, the same homos who fund the studies that "find" that lesbians have more well-adjusted children than normal, natural families.

28 posted on 12/20/2011 7:44:12 PM PST by fwdude
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To: fwdude

I know a lesbian couple with a middle-school-aged child who is... well... not well adjusted. He’s beaten up regularly, cries and doesn’t want go to school. He’s labeled a “freak” because he has “two moms.”

I’m not sorry... this is not normal. This is sick, and this poor child is being tortured over it. Fsck these sickos. I hope I can have 4 children at a minimum. Working on the first now.


29 posted on 12/20/2011 7:49:56 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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