Topics :: GLBT health

Former HHS Head Sebelius Accepts LGBT Medical Professionals Award

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
On Thursday, September 11, the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, will be honored with the GLMA Achievement Award during GLMA's 32nd Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

CDC Health Study Shows Doctors Discriminate Against Gays

By EDGE | Monday Sep 8, 2014
The latest National Health Interview Survey shows that healthcare providers are still discriminating against LGBTs.

Ten Things HIV Positive Guys Want Negative Guys to Know

By Mark S. King | Sunday Sep 7, 2014
A lot of misconceptions about HIV persist today, even (or maybe especially) among gay men. Let's give HIV-positive gay men the chance to set the record straight, and break down ten things they would like the rest of us to know.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Hornet Gay Social Network Ups Its HIV Prevention on Website

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
Hornet Gay Social Network, one of the largest gay mobile apps, adds another in-app tool for AIDS prevention.

CA Senate Panel Tables Condoms in Porn Bill

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
Gay porn producers and models alike are relieved that they will continue to chart their own sexual destinies without government interference.

The State of Transgender Healthcare

By Pat Magee, MSW | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
I've yet to meet a gay or lesbian person who needed to be treated medically for their sexual orientation. But many, if not most, transgender people require medical treatment to find some sense of relief and comfort with their bodies.

Understanding Social Anxiety

By Don Shewey | Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Fear is a normal emotional response to a clear and present danger. Anxiety, however, is the persistent experience of fear in the absence of threat. Anxiety can be socially and professionally crippling. Now what do you do about it?

Olivia Hosts Wellness Retreat in Hawaii

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
From August 30-September 5 Olivia Travel has scheduled its first-ever health and wellness program which will take place on the beautiful island of Hawaii at the five-star Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows.

Syphilis Cases Stabilized in First Half of 2014

By Matthew S. Bajko | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
During the first six months of 2014, early syphilis cases in San Francisco stabilized compared to the same time period a year prior, according to preliminary data released in July.