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UNC Study: Frequent Smoking in Gay and Lesbian Movies May Help LGBTs Take Up the Habit

The ways LGBT people are portrayed in the movies may contribute to higher rates of tobacco smoking among lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender (LGBT) people, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study finds. Led by Mr. Joseph Lee, health behavior doctoral student at the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, the study was published online November 25 in Tobacco Control.