According to a new study, gay couples moving into an area can actually raise housing prices. But only if folks in that area are in favor of gay rights — if not, they have the opposite effect.
A new study shows that for some 30% of Americans, pets can be considered family. But not so much for gay partners.
• The role of the "queen" of the Rio de Janeiro carnival is usually played by a model or soap star, but this year 7-year-old Julia Lira will be the drum corps queen. Children's services groups are none too happy.
• According to a recent poll, 1 in 20 British women has never had sex sober. Also, a "staggering," 75% of women like to have a glass of wine before hopping into bed with their boyfriend or husband. •
Since the dynamics within straight relationships have shifted relatively recently, we're kinda confused about how we're supposed to behave, particularly when it comes to gender roles. After we posted about this week's episode of Mad Men - in which Don Draper has a sexually charged dominance scene with one woman - and…