An underground support group for gay and lesbian members of the military has launched a new magazine for them. The group hopes the publication, OutServe, will help spread awareness of the contributions of gay troops. Meanwhile, gay advocates are urging the Obama administration for an immediate repeal of "don't ask, don't tell." The administration plans to to keep the policy in place until the Pentagon can guarantee it won't negatively affect combat readiness.
Chinese researchers have identified a brain chemical that controls sexual preference in mice. They found that male mice lose their preference for females when they have lower levels of serotonin, and become equally interested in both male and female partners. When the serotonin was replaced, the male mice preferred females to males.