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LGBT Health

6 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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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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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 or gender non-binary....

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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

How to get LGBTQ-friendly mental health help

Sarah Dobro, MD

Mental health issues such as depression and anxiety disorders are common, and anyone can be impacted by them. But when you add the societal stigma,...

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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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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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LGBT Health

Transgender Health: Screening For Cervical Cancer

Amy Stulman, NP

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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