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1

Growing up gay gives you a __ ___ to project yourself in the future

limited ability

2

Future orientation decreases ___ behavior and increases

risk-taking; academic motivation

3

GB boys have an __ rate of bullying after high school

increased

4

Two strongest reasons why LBGTs commit more suicide

loneliness and social isolation

5

Eventually homophobic comments become ___ to the homosexual

internalized

6

More __ couples and registered ___ decreased suicide rates

gay; democrats

7

Gay men in __ show greater positive affect and are protected against depression- marriage is even better

relationships

8

___ bans increase negative mental health effects for gay population

marriage bans

9

Disclosing sexual status decreases ___ levels

cortisol

10

The reason the gay population has higher nicotine and alcohol may be because their safe haven is

a bar

11

Physicians do not screen homosexual couples for ___ ___ as much

domestic violence

12

Lesbians have an increased risk of breast cancer bc (4 reasons)

bc they are less likely to be pregnant, obesity increase, increased alcohol use, delayed diagnosis (most important)

13

Lesbians have higher rates of cervical cancer bc

lower rate of pap smears and misconception of lesbian risk

14

_ cancer is similar to HPV and is found in gay men

anal

15

GB men are twice as likely to be diagnosed with __ cancer

skin cancer

16

Gay men have a high rate of ___ disorders because of negative body image

eating

17

HIV related illness include ___ sarcoma

Kaposi's sarcoma (HHV8)