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March is Bisexual Awareness Month at Boston's BRC

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 19
Recognizing that the bisexual community remains marginalized and underserved, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) proudly proclaims March once more as Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM).

Battle for Mental Health Treatment Coverage

HEALTH | Dec 16
On Sunday, "60 Minutes" revealed how some insurance companies decide to deny coverage for mentally ill patients, with tragic consequences for the patient or to their communities.

Greenhouse Named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

LOCAL | By EDGE | Dec 16
The Greenhouse, a leading provider of substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and/or alcohol addiction in the Dallas are, has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 3
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Health Experts Urge WHO to Remove LGBT ’Disorders’ From ICD

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 3
As the World Health Organization and the United Nations prepare to release a new edition of their International Classification of Diseases (ICD) guidelines in 2017, health experts have asked them to review and/or remove several "disorders."

Intimate Partner Abuse Linked to Mental Problems in New Mothers

SCIENCE | By EDGE | Jun 21
A recent study shows that domestic abuse is closely linked to postpartum mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), in mothers.

Funds to Help Hoarders

HEALTH | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 4
A local organization that assists people with hoarding and cluttering issues is set to receive grant funding to help it determine how to best serve clients, many of who are LGBT.

Philly’s Women’s Therapy Center Celebrates 40 Years

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 9
On Friday, Dec. 13, the Women’s Therapy Center will celebrate 40 years of serving Philadelphia’s women with low-cost psychotherapy services.

SoCal Doctor Diagnoses Man as ’Chronically Gay’

HEALTH | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 12
A Southern California doctor diagnosed an openly gay man with "homosexual behavior" during his last checkup, saying the patient should be treated for his "chronic illness."

LGBTs of Color Encouraged To Break Silence on Mental Health Issues

LOCAL | By Michelle Lim | Apr 4
On March 22-23, the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition and TOD@S came together in a safe environment to discuss and address the taboos and stigma related to mental health and illness that have persisted in Black and Latino communities.

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