Following our discussion of transgender issues last week, I’ve been looking at some research on post-transition outcomes. I’ve found this fascinating study on mortality rates “post-op” (Dhejne et al (2011); Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in Sweden; PlosOne 6:2 e16885).
We report on the first nationwide population-based, long-term follow-up . . . → Read More: Transgender Mortality Rates
A fascinating paper from New Zealand published three years ago to add to our collection of research on sexual orientation causation. Here’s the meaty bit.
Childhood Correlates (Prior to 16 Years) and Sexuality
The association between childhood sociodemographic characteristics and sexuality groups is shown in Table 3. Because of the relationships between age, sex, and . . . → Read More: Multiple Aspects of Sexual Orientation
So, a quick review of my predictions (with 75% of the vote in).
Seats – I predicted 90 Coalition, 57 Labor and 3 Others. The result (projected but pretty certain) is 89 Coalition, 57 Labour and 4 Others. I was one seat out, because I wasn’t expecting Clive Palmer to do quite as well as . . . → Read More: Australian Elections – Review
Shorter than I was planning, but as you can see below the last 24 hours have been busy!
Here’s my predictions for tomorrow’s Australian Elections.
A fascinating interview with Jim Messina who has been hired by the Conservatives in the UK to help them at the next General Election.
Amazing stuff. They basically modelled elector behaviour and worked out what things made people more likely to vote Democrat and then targeted them specifically on those issues.