Sexuality Research and Social Policy. A comparison of the police response to heterosexual versus same-sex intimate partner violence. In a preliminary analysis of interviews with participants, seven domains emerged: The surveys do not offer a perfect comparison. In their study, Mays and Cochran used data from the National Survey of Midlife Development in the United States MIDUS to test the relationship between experiences of discrimination and mental health indicators among sexual minority adults compared to heterosexual adults.
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Discrimination and Mental Health Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in the United States
Among sexual minority men Table 2agay men were significantly more likely than bisexual men to report any sexual orientation discrimination in the past year: A deeper analysis of this is beyond the scope of the present paper. Again, bisexual men were less likely than gay men to report any discrimination experiences and sexual minority men of color were more likely than White counterparts to report discrimination of any type in the past year. The mental health consequences of racial discrimination. Questions related to discrimination and sexual orientation were added in Wave 2. In terms of racial discrimination, sexual minority women of color were significantly more likely than their White counterparts to report experiences related to discrimination in public It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
Wave 2 of the NESARC asked only sexual minority respondents about sexual orientation discrimination, whereas all groups were asked about race and gender discrimination. A total of 34, interviews were conducted among the eligible respondents. Ethnic minority lesbians and gay men: Race-based and gender-based discrimination, in particular, occur over the lifecourse. As the Supreme Court readies its long-awaited ruling on same-sex marriage, two Pew Research Center surveys this spring — one of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adults and the other of the American public — found a common thread: