Topics :: GLBT health

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Changing the Way We Treat Addiction in the LGBTQ Community

HEALTH | By Deanna Jordan, Clinical Director, New Method Wellness | Oct 16
There are two fundamental reasons why LGBTQ substance abuse rates are so high: Cultural and political discrimination and lack of culturally sensitive treatment options.

AHF Doctor Discusses PrEP Support

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 16
A doctor who works for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that's railed against PrEP, discussed his support for the prevention method during a visit to San Francisco.

New Online Resource and Report Provides Voters with Candidate Information on LGBT, HIV, and Health Equity Issues

With less than a month left before Election Day, Harlem United and Fenway Health have launched a campaign to educate voters about where the presidential candidates and the political parties stand on six key health equity issues.

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.

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