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Anti-homophobia measures reduce all student binge drinking

Unread postby AndrewBCSS » 30 Aug 2013

Canadian high schools with anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) that have been in place for three years or more have a positive effect on both gay and straight students’ problem alcohol use, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers.

Here's a link to the study: http://news.ubc.ca/2013/08/15/gsa/
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