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How To Make Your Wellness Spaces Queer-Friendly
It's true, wellness has a cis, white, straight problem. Here's how to make your space more friendly to LGBTQ+ people.
September 17, 2018
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A Quarter of Young Gay and Bi Men Have Never Been Tested for HIV
In the United States, HIV could be all but ended within a generation or two if everyone who was at risk of infection took PrEP, a daily preventative medication that the CDC says can can lower the chances of contracting the virus “by more than 90 percent.” But as encouraging as that figure might be, a depressing new statistic emerged this week in the first study to look at PrEP usage rates using a ...
September 14, 2018
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National LGBT Cancer Network Wins $2.5M Federal Award Expanding State Efforts to Combat Tobacco-Related Cancers in LGBTQ Communities
The National LGBT Cancer Network is the newest recipient of a $2.5 million five year award from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand resources for their grantees serving LGBTQ people at risk for tobacco-related cancers.
September 07, 2018
  
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Improved LGBT Health Access in the South Goal of New Survey
The Campaign for Southern Equality launched a survey on Wednesday, Aug. 22, that aims to help improve health-care access for LGBT southerners.
August 24, 2018
  
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The Queer Gym Is A Safe & Inclusive Space For The LGBTQ Community To Honor Their Bodies
>Going to the gym can make even the most confident people feel like they're back in junior high gym class, and this is particularly true for some members of the LGBTQ community. "Basically, the gay-er I looked, the weirder going to the gym got,"…
August 21, 2018
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Fenway Health Announces Support Group For Latinx LGBT people
Fenway Health recently announced a monthly Spanish-language support group for Latino/a (Latinx) members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community negotiating the unique issues and challenges related to being both Latinx and LGBT.
August 18, 2018
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Equitas Health Expands Trans Health Coverage
Equitas Health Becomes One Of The First Companies To Offer A More Inclusive Trans Coverage Policy
August 02, 2018
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LGBT Network Launches First HIV Program On East End
Despite advances in research and treatment over many years, the HIV virus unfortunately remains a threat to both the gay and non-gay population on international, national and local levels.  On our local level, the LGBT Network has announced that it has expanded its services by starting a free, rapid and confidential drop-in service at its community center in Sag Harbor to screen and test people fo...
August 01, 2018
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US: LGBT People Face Healthcare Barriers
The Trump administration is considering regulatory changes that would worsen barriers many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States face in obtaining health care.
July 24, 2018
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Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health
Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
July 23, 2018
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EJAF Founder Elton John and Duke of Sussex to announce new global coalition at the 22nd International AIDS Conference

Announcement is one of several events, sessions and press conferences highlighting the work of EJAF and its grantees across the world to reduce stigma, increase access to healthcare resources.
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July 12, 2018

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Gay farmers go naked to help raise awareness of mental health
When The Naked Farmer came to town looking for people to get their kit off, the cause struck a chord with dairy farmers Paul and Kerry Wilson, the latter having left a wife and three children to become openly gay in the dairy industry.
July 11, 2018
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UK to ban discredited 'gay cure' therapies under LGBT action plan
Theresa May promises ‘real and lasting change’ following huge nationwide survey
July 03, 2018
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Gay Men’s Advocacy Organization Moving Beyond just HIV, as Global Focus Turns to Larger Issues of Sexual Health and Human Rights
Over a decade after The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) was founded, the organization has changed its name to MPact: Global Action for Gay Men's Health and Rights. The Oakland-based organization was originally created to bring the unique challenges of men who have sex with men back into global conversations around HIV, but has gradually expanded their work over the years.
June 27, 2018
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Pride 2018: Alexander Wang and Trojan partner for 'Protect Your Wang'
Alexander Wang is using a partnership with Trojan condoms to "Protect Your Wang," as proceeds from a new capsule collection go to the LGBT Center of New York.
June 26, 2018
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LGBTQ Vets, Still Fighting Stigma, Seek Mental Care Outside VA
“People are reluctant to get treatment in general, especially if they don’t know if where they’re going is going to be a safe place.”
June 26, 2018
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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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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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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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'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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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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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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