A Guide to Affection: How, When, and Where Guys Like to Be Touched--and When We Don't
A Guide to Affection: How, When, and Where Guys Like to Be Touched--and When We Don't | Glamour
Toby is a white, year-old, HIV-negative gay man who came to see me because of depression and loneliness. A successful and ambitious architect, he worked exceptionally long hours to make partner in his firm. His last relationship ended during his final year of graduate school, after 2 years, and he had not had another partner in almost 10 years. Because of his intense focus on work, Toby had not taken the time to cultivate deep friendships. He did have a group of people with whom he would go to clubs to dance a few times a month.
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With the recent announcement from Exodus International that it is closing its doors, and with its leaders offering apologies for their actions, the LGBT community is now left wondering, "Can this really be the end of ex-gay reparative therapy? Is it really over? Before the American Psychiatric Association APA declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder in , aversion therapy was used routinely in hopes that it would prevent or eliminate homosexual behavior.
Gay people have been accused of being unfit parents, more likely to be pedophiles, unable to sustain lasting relationships, and worse. But research shows these and other myths just aren't based in fact. Despite a popular perception that male-female pairings are the only "natural" way, the animal kingdom is actually full of examples of same-sex couples. Penguins, dolphins, bison, swans, giraffes and chimpanzees are just a few of the many species that sometimes pair up with same-sex partners. Researchers are still mulling over the evolutionary reason, if any, for gay animal sex, since it doesn't produce offspring.