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LGBT Health

Transgender-Friendly Health Care

Going to the doctor’s office can be stressful for anyone. But that’s especially true if you’re transgender.* Unfortunately, many trans...

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LGBT Health

4 Providers Changing LGBTQ Health Care

For more than 40 years, June has been the month for celebration and commemoration, all in the name of pride. In the U.S., Pride Month honors the Stonewall...

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LGBT Health

Making the Doctor’s Office a No-Judgment Zone

The first time he stepped into his new health care provider’s office, Charlie* a transgender man in Washington DC, says he knew he was in the right...

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LGBT Health

Why Safe Sex Still Matters, Even If You’re on PrEP

Thirty years ago, an HIV diagnosis was often considered a death sentence. Today, the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS is not only thought of as...

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Healthy Lifestyle

PrEP is an Effective Weapon in the Fight Against HIV

HIV is in the news again, but many of the headlines are more promising than in previous years. Major media outlets and members of the LGBT community are...

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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Health News

FDA May Lift Lifetime Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men Donating Blood

In a move that many have been advocating for decades, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering lifting the lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men...

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LGBT Health

Transgender Health: Screening For Cervical Cancer

The Pap test is an important test for anyone who is born with a cervix. Prior to its invention in the 1950s by Dr. George Papinaclou, cervical cancer was a...

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