The number of married or cohabiting same-gender couples in the United States increased by 45 percent between 2008 and 2014.
But little is known about why their health tends to lag behind that of other Americans. The stress of discrimination toward societal minorities is the suspected culprit.
Today on Wellness Wednesday, we hear about a first-of-its-kind study by Ohio State and Bowling Green State University to help explain the disparities.
- Erin Pettegrew, State Long-Term Care Ombudsman for Ohio
- Claire Kamp Dush, associate professor of human sciences, The Ohio State University
- Dr. Susan Noonan, Certified Peer Specialist, author, “Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now”