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Feds Spend $1.5 Million to Study Why Lesbians Are Fat
http://cnsnews.com ^ | March 11, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 03/12/2013 2:01:19 PM PDT by maddog55

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.”

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So many snide remarks and so little time...
1 posted on 03/12/2013 2:01:19 PM PDT by maddog55
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To: maddog55
Cause, meet effect.

Why do fat chicks become votaries of Sappho?

2 posted on 03/12/2013 2:04:29 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: maddog55

"Nom, nom, nom, nom."


3 posted on 03/12/2013 2:05:06 PM PDT by library user
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To: maddog55

Fourth time now.


5 posted on 03/12/2013 2:06:12 PM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: maddog55

In before this gets pulled for a fourth time...


6 posted on 03/12/2013 2:06:20 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: maddog55

Why was this not defunded in the sequester? Seems non-critical.


7 posted on 03/12/2013 2:07:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: library user

And forkin ugly...


8 posted on 03/12/2013 2:07:58 PM PDT by WCH
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To: maddog55

It must be men’s fault.


9 posted on 03/12/2013 2:08:17 PM PDT by x
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

So... what’s the reason they keep getting pulled?

We did have some overly sensitive admin monitors for a while who were sensitive over another topic,

but I didn’t think Jim had hired any female homosexuals as monitors lately.


10 posted on 03/12/2013 2:08:40 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55
When they do a study on why liberal progressives are so immensely stupid then I will pay attention.
11 posted on 03/12/2013 2:09:29 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: maddog55

In before ANOTHER zot!!


12 posted on 03/12/2013 2:09:40 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Re:
Sowell article on hypothetical gov’t agency in charge of statues of Benedict Arnold and dispensing kids’ medicine...

the kids’ medicine would be cut, not the statues.


13 posted on 03/12/2013 2:10:16 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

Heterosexual men and lesbians, both groups overweight compared to women overall and homosexual men. What could they possibly have in common?


14 posted on 03/12/2013 2:10:25 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: Bitsy

No reason to study it.
It all comes down to the basic assumptions of their worldview...

“you will be as gods, knowing good and evil”


15 posted on 03/12/2013 2:11:12 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: duffee

Ah... people who are sexually attracted to women get fat!


16 posted on 03/12/2013 2:11:48 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

Good luck with this. Three previous threads have been pulled.


17 posted on 03/12/2013 2:11:55 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: The Same Five Stories. Each And Every Day.)
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To: MrB

Not sure, aside from the fact that the comments occasionally delved into bathroom humor...


19 posted on 03/12/2013 2:12:39 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (I'll stop being a cynic when the world stops giving me reasons to be cynical.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

That wouldn’t happen around here... :)

Say, did you hear Mark Stein make a “Uranus” joke yesterday?


20 posted on 03/12/2013 2:13:32 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

Was mental illness even ever considered?


22 posted on 03/12/2013 2:16:04 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: xrmusn

Maybe he meant “unibrow”.


24 posted on 03/12/2013 2:16:51 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: maddog55

the study will conclude that it’s the white christian male dominant society in which we live that don’t accept their lifestyle. therefore, because of ALL the vicious criticism lesbians eat to much to heal the pain. solution, pass new legislation, under obamacare, making it a crime for anyone to be critical of a lesbian’s lifestyle. sound ridiculous?


25 posted on 03/12/2013 2:18:43 PM PDT by Son-Joshua (son-joshua)
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To: clintonh8r
There is precious little humor these days as it is with the liberals running amok.

Why can't we have some fun at their expense?

26 posted on 03/12/2013 2:19:09 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: maddog55

So many snide remarks and so little time...
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I guess in real life ALL lesbians do not look like Halle Berry, Catherine Bell, Tiffany Amber Theissen, and such.

Not even ‘Ginger and Mary Ann’?

They don’t wrestle in Jello and mud for our pleasure?..

OH FIE......For shame.....


27 posted on 03/12/2013 2:21:23 PM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: xrmusn

Only in the movies.


28 posted on 03/12/2013 2:22:50 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: maddog55

Not enough “Curves for Women” clubs...it’s tha fault of The Man.


29 posted on 03/12/2013 2:23:26 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: maddog55

Lesbians are fat because they are generally little homebodies who like to eat. Sometimes, they have been abused by men and the fat is a protection against guys coming on to them. Truly.

Gay men are obsessed with body image and the phallus and sexual activity of the most degrading sort. It’s all over for most gay men when they reach the age of 30.

You don’t need a government report for this. Ten minutes in the Chelsea section of Manhattan will tell you all you need to know.


30 posted on 03/12/2013 2:25:59 PM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: maddog55

....and it will take 10 years to balance our budget??? This is ONE example of the enormous wasteful, nonsensible spending by our govt.....God help us.


31 posted on 03/12/2013 2:27:44 PM PDT by 4integrity
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To: maddog55

“Fat and Lesbian is no way to go through life, Son!” *SMIRK*


32 posted on 03/12/2013 2:28:05 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: maddog55

You can ask any lesbian about nutrition, healthy eating habits, exercise, regular checkups, etc. etc.

The fact is they just don’t know dick.


33 posted on 03/12/2013 2:28:23 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: maddog55

“Eunice Kennedy Shriver” is funding this?

Interesting - I seem to remember her being stick-thin, LOL!


34 posted on 03/12/2013 2:28:53 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: xrmusn
I guess in real life ALL lesbians do not look like Halle Berry, Catherine Bell, Tiffany Amber Theissen, and such.

There was a Saturday Night Live sketch where some frat boys had one wish left from a genie and wanted to see two hot lesbians getting it on. Unfortunately the one making the wish left out the word "hot" and got the comfortable shoes, flannel shirt very butch type. Oops.

35 posted on 03/12/2013 2:31:28 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: miss marmelstein

“...they are generally little homebodies who like to eat...”

Oh, no. Wait till I tell my wife what she married.


36 posted on 03/12/2013 2:31:35 PM PDT by beelzepug (Telling other people they need to die is a good way to get your own lamp blown out.)
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To: xrmusn

And a Portia Di Rossi, comes along in about 1 in about 10,000 cases.


37 posted on 03/12/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: beelzepug

1.5 mil and all they had to do was e-mail Rosie O’Donnell and ask!


38 posted on 03/12/2013 2:35:04 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: maddog55

Might have something to do with who or what they are eating.


39 posted on 03/12/2013 2:36:05 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Fightin Whitey

Oh my! I actually LOLed at your comment. I’m soooo bad.


40 posted on 03/12/2013 2:36:50 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: MrB

How many Admin Mods are there? Total annual payroll for same?


41 posted on 03/12/2013 2:39:23 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Conserev1

Not to mention Elen Kagan.


42 posted on 03/12/2013 2:41:36 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: maddog55

Plaid flannel doesn’t come in petite sizes.


43 posted on 03/12/2013 2:41:43 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: maddog55
While I was in college I worked as a low level coder for a NIH study where the department I was in wanted to know about the sex lives of people who live in nursing homes.

It cost the American people $400,000 (in 1980 dollars) and they wanted to find out two things:

1.) How many homosexuals there were in nursing homes.

2.) They wanted to establish a need where 'two people' would be able to have a room where they could go and have sex.

I was a coder which meant I had to read ALL of the answers of everyone who had been asked questions.

First of all, they found only one guy who admitted that he was "queer," however he refused to answer the sex questionnaire so he had to be eliminated from the study. So, statistically they found NO homosexuals or lesbians.

But, since I was reading all of the answers and was preparing them for the computer, I noticed that the biggest response from the women regarding sex was essentially, "My sex life died when my husband did. I don't even think about that stuff anymore."

I asked one of the Phd's conducting the study why they decided to do this study and he said, I kid you not, he told me that they wanted to establish a need where they could take the results to the state legislature and get a bill passed where every nursing home in the state would be mandated to have a room set aside where 'two people' could go and have sex.

At that point I looked at him and said to myself, "I don't know who the hell you are, but I know for damn sure I am nothing like you." Turns out he was a flaming liberal.

For all their careful planning and their waste of $400,000 they could not establish a need for a mandated sex room in every nursing home. And, the department ended up being sued by some of the children who's parents were asked such indelicate questions.

And, it was a real waste of your tax dollars.

44 posted on 03/12/2013 2:43:35 PM PDT by Slyfox (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness -G Wash.)
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To: maddog55

Eating those hi cal nuts on the side??


45 posted on 03/12/2013 2:46:20 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: maddog55

Do women become fat because they are lesbians or do women become lesbians because they are fat?

Where do I apply for my grant to study this pressing issue?


46 posted on 03/12/2013 2:58:24 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: duffee

Actually that’s not true. The main reason men drop out of the dating pool is alcohol / Drug problem or financial issues. The main reason woman drop out is obesity....they have a couple of kids and let themselves go.


47 posted on 03/12/2013 3:10:02 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: xrmusn
You are very bad.

Song break: "When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza ..., THAT'S AMORE!"

48 posted on 03/12/2013 3:11:31 PM PDT by mykroar (Sig is pending a Conservative party.)
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To: maddog55

As always, the entire premise of the question is wrong...
The question is not “Why are so many lesbians fat?”
The question, of course is “Why are so many Fat women lesbians?”.
And for just half the amount of grant money I can tell you why.


49 posted on 03/12/2013 3:13:03 PM PDT by L.Thermador (Pluralitas non est ponenda sine neccesitate)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

There probably is no other objective to this study than to give employment to some fat lesbians in academia. Much of what the government spends is just to give money to people who are too proud to beg and are not gainfully employabe within a free market.


50 posted on 03/12/2013 3:13:24 PM PDT by mathurine
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