Startling Statistics About Tough Love

Domestic Abuse Equalizes Gays

While some gay people would like to think they’re more evolved than straight folk, a new study proves we’re pretty bloody similar:

It may not be called spousal abuse because gay marriage is still not considered legal in most states, but according to a new study in the Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of The New York Academy of Medicine, gay men experience partner abuse at almost the same rate as women in heterosexual relationships.

It’s a little documented area of abuse, but this new study, which looks at victims of intimate partner violence, found that 32 percent of gay and bisexual men have been abused by their partners.

That’s so not cool. If you or someone you know has been getting smacked around, we suggest you check out the the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. It won’t hurt a bit…