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Growing 'PRIDE Study' aims to improve LGBTQ health care
Instead of getting health care advice from her doctor, Nathalie Crowley, a transgender woman, has found herself being the one who does the teaching... Getting medical care as a sexual or gender minority is still a hit-or-miss proposition. Some doctors are familiar with the issues and health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, but most doctors receive very little, if...
June 23, 2018
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American Medical Association Passes New LGBT Policies
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted new policies last week that will position the organization as an advocate for better protections for transgender people in detention, and LGBT-inclusive family leave policies.
June 22, 2018
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   #GayHealth
Mount Sinai Celebrates 50 Years of Supporting NYC Youth
The Adolescent Health Center offers New Yorkers ages 10 to 24 free health care and programs for teen parents, transgender youth and more.
June 22, 2018
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   #LGBTYouth
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How the CDC Is Failing Transgender Youth
A CDC survey found nearly 1 in 4 gay and bisexual students have attempted suicide. But the agency doesn't track transgender youth.
June 20, 2018
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   #LGBTYouth
   #GayHealth
   #Transgender
'As Much As I Can' Looks At The Humanity Of HIV Positive Black Gay Men
‘As Much As I Can’ aims to humanize and shatter the stigma that surrounds HIV positive black gay men, more than 30 years after the initial discovery of the disease.
June 19, 2018
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   #QPOC
   #GayHealth
NC professor honored for healthcare research in transgender community
Scott Rhodes, professor at Wake Forest School of Medicine and member of the LGBT community, has been working to improve health of those in the Latinx and transgender community. His 15 years teaching at Wake Forest have focused specifically on HIV prevention and public health.
June 13, 2018
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Health, Law, and the LGBT Community: An Unfinished Story
A reflection on the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, and the broader conditions that shape LGBT health in the United States.
June 09, 2018
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   #GayHealth
These Gay Men Have Spent 30 Years Learning How To Be Long-Term HIV Survivors
“It was hell to watch people die in the ’80s, but my personal hell was when long-term survivors were forgotten.”
June 06, 2018
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   #GayHealth
Symposium To Focus On Trans And Gender Diverse Communities In Rural America
The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity has partnered with Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Ohio University LGBT Center on Rural Voices: Caring for Trans and Gender Diverse Communities, a day-long summit taking place June 7 in Athens, Ohio for health and social service professionals. The focus of the summit is improving access to care and the quality of...
June 06, 2018
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   #GayRural
   #GayHealth
   #Transgender
Helping gay guys find the tools they need to navigate life’s struggles
Gay Men’s Counseling Alliance, GMCA is here to support, to listen and most importantly help you realize that you do not have to take this journey alone. We offer online counseling and therapy for individual gay men and couples.  As a therapist, my purpose is to understand you, your story,
June 05, 2018
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   #GayHealth
Music Artist Milan Christopher and Los Angeles LGBT Center Urge Those Most At-Risk to be ’PrEP’d
Milan Christopher
June 02, 2018
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   #GayHealth
Wales Is Leading the Way in LGBT-Inclusive Sex Education
It just became one of the first countries in the world to make it compulsory, in a change to the curriculum that will be rolled out in 2022.
May 30, 2018
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   #GayHealth
Health Department Launches “¡Listos!”, First Ever HIV Prevention Campaign For Latinos
The Health Department, in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched “¡Listos!”, a sex-positive marketing campaign that encourages Latinos to consider using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of...
May 29, 2018
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   #HIV
   #GayHealth
Honoring My Older Gay Brother on 'LGBT Elders Day'
It's no surprise to me that the two causes I am most passionate about, HIV and addiction -- the two issues that drive my activism -- are both things that my older brother, Richard "Dick" King, cared about first. He showed me the way.
May 19, 2018
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   #GayHealth
AARP Illinois: Pride Action Tank Announces Report And Launches Project To Support LGBT Older Adults
Chicago
May 19, 2018
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Prides: AHF to Hail Condoms as ‘Lifesaver’ at LGBTQ Pride Celebrations Nationwide
AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to join the LGBTQ community in celebrating the 2018 Gay Pride season through its participation in over two dozen Pride events across the country—in many locations, with its new “Lifesaver” busses wrapped with a lighthearted and colorful condom and Pride-themed graphic.
May 18, 2018
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Transgender Health Care By Telemedicine
In rural areas, doctors and nurses competent in transgender care are hard to find. It can also be a challenge to locate providers who offer respectful care for issues unrelated to gender identity.
May 06, 2018
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   #GayHealth
   #Transgender
What it can be like for LGBTQ people to get healthcare
As a group, LGBTQ people face unique health issues — but many members of the community say they struggle to find knowledgable, compassionate medical care. 
May 03, 2018
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   #HIV
   #GayHealth
Hudson Pride Center partners with CarePoint to expand Jersey City LGBT health services
LGBT sensitivity and cultural competency training will be stressed Representatives from CarePoint Health and the Hudson Pride Center announced a partnership to expand services in the Jersey City LGBT health community at Christ Hospital in Hudson County. Jersey City is one of the most diverse cities in the nation according to several surveys. It also has …
May 03, 2018
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Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation
We continuously miss the opportunity to properly support transgender people when we let days specific to them come and go without much ever said.
May 02, 2018
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   #GayHealth
   #Transgender
New Studies Examine Mental Health Challenges For LGBTQ Youth
Parents can be part of the problem, too, researchers say.
April 27, 2018
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   #GayHealth
UMD’s Health Center is fighting back against Trump’s anti-LGBT agenda
We should praise it for trying to give LGBT students truly equal care.
April 27, 2018
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UVA Hosts Conference for Healthcare Professionals on Caring for LGBT Patients
There are an estimated 700,000 people in this country who consider themselves transgender. Add in those who are openly gay, lesbian or bisexual and the
April 26, 2018
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   #GayHealth
For some gay men, 'Sexuality and experimentation and drug use became intertwined'
Crystal meth use has had deep consequences, especially for gay men living in a culture seen stereotypically as highly sexualized.
April 25, 2018
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