Study: Orgasm gap comes down to core techniques
A new study in the journal Archives of Sexual Behaviour suggests the “orgasm gap” between men and women comes down to core sexual techniques, fingering, oral sex and deep kissing, that help women orgasm. Lesbian participants in the study were shown to orgasm during sex nearly as often as straight men.
UK Home Office to deport gay Afghans
Under new guidance from the UK Home Office, gay Afghan refugees can be deported back to their home country, where they are likely to face persecution. One expert summed up the new attitude to refugees as, “Pretend you’re straight, move to Kabul and best of luck.”
Female bosses more likely to hire LGBT workers
In a study at the University of Essex, researchers found that female managers were more likely to pick a resume of an LGBT candidate, while men were more likely to pick straight candidates. The study is the first to show that LGBT candidates could have any advantage — however particular — on the job market.
Trump revokes trans bathroom guidance
The Trump whitehouse has reversed a directive, signed by former president Barack Obama, that American schools should let trans kids use the bathrooms of their choice. The reversal dashes some hopes that Trump would be a more progressive Republican on LGBT rights.
Facebook pulls conversion therapy ad
Facebook has pulled an advertisement by an evangelical group targeting LGBT people for conversion therapy. The eight-minute video, which depicts a man who has “quit” being gay, amassed 200,000 views before it was taken down.