It serves THESE PEOPLE right, I say.


There’s a price to be paid for homophobia, and it’s a steep one: Approximately two and one-half years off of your life.


That’s the conclusion of a provocative new research paper, which examines the social attitudes and death rates of a large, representative sample of Americans over two recent decades.


“We found evidence that anti-gay prejudice is associated with elevated mortality risk among heterosexuals, over and above multiple established risk factors,” writes a research team led by Mark Hatzenbuehler  of Columbia University. “In particular, there was a 2.5-year life expectancy difference between individuals ...

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It serves THESE PEOPLE right, I say.

There’s a price to be paid for homophobia, and it’s a steep one: Approximately two and one-half years off of your life.

That’s the conclusion of a provocative new research paper, which examines the social attitudes and death rates of a large, representative sample of Americans over two recent decades.

“We found evidence that anti-gay prejudice is associated with elevated mortality risk among heterosexuals, over and above multiple established risk factors,” writes a research team led by Mark Hatzenbuehler  of Columbia University. “In particular, there was a 2.5-year life expectancy difference between individuals ...

Read more