Tag "Research"

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An Ethnography of KD Stories

Sometime in January, I wrote to this community, asking for volunteer interviewees for the research work I was doing and was immensely touched by the feedback I got; the commitment

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What Are Your Thoughts On Being Queer In Nigeria?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hello guys. So, a KDian is basing some of her research into queer issues on Kito Diaries and needs your cooperation to achieve her objective. She is legit

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Barrett Pall: Why Finding The Gay Gene Is A Big Problem

Originally published on artisanandking.com Homosexuality has existed in societies across the globe for as long as we can go back in time. The Greeks, Romans, indigenous tribes, Europeans and even

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Breakthrough puts scientists ‘one step closer’ to HIV vaccine

Researchers have said humanity is “one step closer” to a vaccine for HIV after the latest breakthrough. Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have engineered an on/off switch on to

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Oh Good. Apparently Science Can Help You Tell Whether A Dude Is A Top Or A Bottom

Can you tell if a guy is a top or a bottom just by looking at him? A new article by Brian Moylan at Vice aims to find the answer

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Researchers Have Successfully Figured Out How To Edit HIV Out Of T Cells

This is huge. Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia say they have found a safe way to eliminate the HIV-1 virus from CD4+ T cells through a gene editing system.

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That Piece About The Scientific Basis Of Homosexuality

Written by Uche Osondu, and originally published on lucidlemons.com As the world becomes more and more of a global village, and nations become more like huts typical of rural settings

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‘Gaydar’ May Not Actually Be a Thing

Originally published on yahoo.com Can you really spot a gay man simply by looking at him? The “every-gay-man-is-flamboyant” cliché is thankfully dying. But the notion of “gaydar” — the supposed

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Study Finds That Homophobes Are Likely To Be Closet Gays

LOL. Okay, this will please a bunch of KDians. A series of psychology studies have recently found that homophobic attitudes are more likely to found in individuals who harbour unacknowledged

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Remember That Blue and Black or White and Gold Dress? Well, Scientists Are Weighing In

Where’s Chestnut, this one’s for you. 🙂 Yes, “The Dress” has made the news again, but now it’s taken a scientific turn. Three papers on the is-it-gold-and-white-or-is-it-blue-and-black debate have been

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