Topics :: GLBT health

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Discussing Depression and Disability in the LGBT and Black Communities

HEALTH | By Belo Cipriani | Sep 5
Depression is common. But more common is the fact that, as a society, we don't openly talk about depression and its impact on our communities.

Living Pozitive :: Keeping House With Your HIV

AIDS | By David Duran | Sep 4
If you are fortunate to be in a good place with your HIV-meaning that you are on meds, healthy and on track-take a few moments to make sure you stay that way.

Zika:: Why Gay and Bisexual Men Should Also Be Concerned

HEALTH | By Alan Briones, MD FHM | Sep 4
Although gay and bisexual men don't have to worry about getting pregnant, the virus can be sexually transmitted.

Study Shows Steps Lesbian, Bi Women Can Take to Be Healthier

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 4
Numerous studies over the years have found that adult lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to be obese than their heterosexual counterparts. Yet national weight-and-fitness interventions tailored to their needs are lacking.

Florida Commission Bans LGBT Conversion Therapy

HEALTH | By Michael d'Oliveira | Sep 3
Passed unanimously by the commission on Aug. 23, the new law prohibits licensed professionals from engaging in counseling that attempts to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Living Positive :: Taking Pride in Who You Are

AIDS | By David Duran | Jul 17
I don't hide the fact that I am HIV-positive, because I don't feel like I need to anymore. Isn't that something to be prideful about?

PrEP Use Rising Fast, But Racial Disparities Remain

NEWS | By Liz Highleyman | Jul 10
More than 49,000 people have filled prescriptions for PrEP at retail pharmacies in the United States, but use is still low among black and Hispanic/Latino men who have the highest rates of new HIV infections, according to a study.

Don Shewey: Body Worker, Pleasure Activist, Sacred Intimate and Sex Therapist

CULTURE | By Tony Adams | Jun 4
Don Shewey has a four-part descriptive title that would make for a startling business card, but is an accurate description of his professional skills and accomplishments.

HIV and PrEP Stigma Affect LGBT Health Care

HIV/AIDS | By Ryan Meyer, National Coalition for LGBT Health | May 22
Together, stigma and the lack of cultural competence training for healthcare providers contribute to serious health disparities for LGBT individuals.

FDA Approves Descovy, Fixed-Dose HIV ART Medication

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Descovy, a combination HIV drug developed by biologic drugmaker Gilead Sciences.

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