Feds spend over $400G studying if 'gender norms' make LGBTQ people get drunk

FOX News

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $400,000 studying whether gender norms of masculinity and femininity lead LGBTQ individuals to drink too much. Trying to find the "meanings of intoxication" of sexual and gender minorities is the central question of a study that was awarded in late July. The project will "examine the extent to which gendered norms shape risky drinking practices for sexual and gender minority (SGM) young adults," according to the grant for the study. The grant states that alcohol is an "integral component of bars and clubs."


Feds spend $138G asking 4-year-olds about their 'internal sense of gender identity'

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The National Science Foundation is spending over $130,000 on a study that asks four-year-olds about their "internal sense of gender identity."


'Teen Mom 2' Star Chelsea Houska's Baby Gender Reveal Coming 'VERY Soon'

International Business Times

"Teen Mom" fans will finally learn if Chelsea DeBoer (née Houska) is having a little boy or girl! The MTV star informed her Twitter followers over the weekend that she and husband Cole DeBoer are quickly approaching the date for their highly anticipated gender reveal. After hinting to her followers she have may spent the day taking photos Sunday, Chelsea, 25, shared a gender announcement was coming "VERY soon." We've been crazy busy!" Chelsea responded to one fan's complaint that she and Cole have yet to reveal the baby's sex. "We are excited to announce too," she added with a smile.


'The Sims' removes gender barriers in video game

U.S. News

Franklin also noted players can now change their Sims' gender at any time and specify whether they can reproduce with other characters. She said Maxis worked with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group GLAAD on the update, including following a suggestion to remove gender symbols associated with characters in the game's gallery.