LGBT Health

LGBT Health

Transgender-friendly health care

Amy Stulman, NP

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

Michelle Konstantinovsky

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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Get Well

PrEP Not a Substitute for Safe Sex

Malcolm Thaler, MD

Here at One Medical we write a lot of prescriptions for PrEP, as it is highly effective at preventing HIV transmission, and there are currently at least...

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LGBT Health

Making the Doctor’s Office a No-Judgment Zone

Maria Hunt

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

Michelle Konstantinovsky

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

Michelle Konstantinovsky

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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LGBT Health

How to Stay Healthy in an Open Relationship

Amy Stulman, NP

Open relationships are nothing new, but with the rise of relationship descriptors like “monogamish,” and more mainstream media representations of...

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Amy Stulman, NP

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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