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Old 03-12-13, 09:20 PM
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Why are Lesbians so fat?

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/feds...sbians-are-fat

Money well spent, we need thinner lesbians for "movies"


CNSNews.com) – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $1.5 million to study biological and social factors for why “three-quarters” of lesbians are obese and why gay males are not, calling it an issue of “high public-health significance."

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass., has received two grants administered by NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to study the relationship between sexual orientation and obesity.

“Obesity is one of the most critical public health issues affecting the U.S. today,” the description of the grant reads. “Racial and socioeconomic disparities in the determinants, distribution, and consequences of obesity are receiving increasing attention.”

“[H]owever, one area that is only beginning to be recognized is the striking interplay of gender and sexual orientation in obesity disparities,” it states. “It is now well-established that women of minority sexual orientation are disproportionately affected by the obesity epidemic, with it continues.

“In stark contrast, among men, heterosexual males have nearly double the risk of obesity compared to gay males.”

The investigators say there has been “almost no” research devoted to this disparity, and they have set out to find the biological, psychological, and social factors behind it.

The project is being led by S. Bryn Austin, Director of Fellowship Research Training in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. Austin is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, and an Associate Epidemiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), which is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

BWH first received a $778,622 grant for the study in 2011, followed by a $741,378 grant in 2012, totaling $1,520,000. The project has the potential to be a five-year study.

The grants list a “project end date” and a “budget end date” of June 30, 2016. The researchers said the subject is one of “high public-health significance.”

However, the NICHD said the future of the project is uncertain because of the sequester--automatic spending cuts that took effect on March 1.

"The NIH is currently assessing the impact on funding due to sequestration," said Robert Bock, Press Officer for the NICHD. "It is not possible to say how this (or any other NIH grant) will be affected in the long term beyond the 90 percent funding levels already in place."

"Obesity is a serious public health problem affecting a large proportion of the U.S. population," Bock said. "The study is examining reasons why the risk of obesity varies according to sexual orientation, in order to inform the development of future strategies to prevent obesity."

The researchers said the subject is one of “high public-health significance.”

“It will be impossible to develop evidence-based preventive interventions unless we first answer basic questions about causal pathways, as we plan to do,” they said. “Our study has high potential for public health impact not only for sexual minorities but also for heterosexuals, as we seek to uncover how processes of gender socialization may exacerbate obesity risk in both sexual minority females and heterosexual males.”
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Sugar and carbs?
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Gay guys are thin because they want to be able to see it in the shower. Gay women are fat because they like large breasts.

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Simple
Men are superficial. Women are not. (in general)
Man + Woman = Man tries to keep in shape for woman, woman knows man wants her to have a hot bod, so she keeps in shape too
Man + Man = Both men know how shallow each other are, so they do their best to keep in shape so they don't get dumped for someone with a better 6 pack
Woman + Woman = able to see the inner beauty in each other, and pork out on the buffet
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Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
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Men are superficial. Women are not. (in general)
Man + Woman = Man tries to keep in shape for woman, woman knows man wants her to have a hot bod, so she keeps in shape too
Man + Man = Both men know how shallow each other are, so they do their best to keep in shape so they don't get dumped for someone with a better 6 pack
Woman + Woman = able to see the inner beauty in each other, and pork out on the buffet
I hope you got the $1.5 million.
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I hope you got the $1.5 million.

Yes. Excellent explanation!
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Because pussy has more calories than cock.
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Hey, these lesbians aren't/weren't fat.









Okay she's pretty big...

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I can tell you why this one is. As for others, who knows? But joeblow69's explanation DOES make sense.

There are lesbians who are every bit as fat-hating as the larger society, though.

By the way, I know plenty of "charmingly chubby and then some" gay guys.
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Man + Woman = Man tries to keep in shape for woman, woman knows man wants her to have a hot bod, so she keeps in shape too
I'm not sure you know much about straight relationships...
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Hey, these lesbians aren't/weren't fat.
Famous Hollywood actress lesbians aren't fat? Get the fuck out of town.
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Old 03-13-13, 08:24 AM
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Yeah, the man rarely tries to stay in shape for the woman unless they just started dating.
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Originally Posted by joeblow69 View Post
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Men are superficial. Women are not. (in general)
Man + Woman = Man tries to keep in shape for woman, woman knows man wants her to have a hot bod, so she keeps in shape too
Man + Man = Both men know how shallow each other are, so they do their best to keep in shape so they don't get dumped for someone with a better 6 pack
Woman + Woman = able to see the inner beauty in each other, and pork out on the buffet

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I'm not sure you know much about straight relationships...
Agreed

Perhaps this helps clear it up for him

Man + Woman = The more money the man has the less anything else about him matters : The hotter/better looking the woman is, the less anything else about her matters.
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So, it's nice to see that the federal government is spending more money on gay obesity than it did on AIDS research in 1981.
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So, it's nice to see that the federal government is spending more money on gay obesity than it did on AIDS research in 1981.
Not surprising when you consider who was in the White House in 1981, versus who's in the White House now.
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Apparently whomever put this program together hasn't heard of bears.
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Not surprising when you consider who was in the White House in 1981, versus who's in the White House now.
You dare speak ill of the Great Communicator?!
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Damn skippy I will.
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Yeah, the man rarely tries to stay in shape for the woman unless they just started dating.
He's staying in shape for the next woman, or just keeping his options open.
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I think Amber Heard is bi
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I think Amber Heard is bi
She is. Johnny Depp already tapped dat ass.
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So, it's nice to see that the federal government is spending more money on gay obesity than it did on AIDS research in 1981.
Back in '81, the government considered AIDS the cure for gay obesity.
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Back in 1981 it was first observed. We might as well complain about how little Carter spend on it.
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Back in 1981 it was first observed. We might as well complain about how little Carter spend on it.
I know it was all political, but by the time Reagan first mentioned AIDS in a press conference, 6,000 Americans had already died of it. Can you imagine if something like that happened today?
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