Topics :: GLBT health

Isolation Hampers Well-Being of Gay Seniors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Apr 13, 2014
Various research studies have found that LGBT seniors are vulnerable to being socially isolated, which can hamper their well-being and elevate their risk for depression, anxiety and other maladies.

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

By Patricio Maya Solis | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
Three decades ago, Tez Anderson learned he was HIV-positive and watched countless friends, lovers, and associates be felled by AIDS. The traumas exacted a psychological toll as he aged.

The ’Other’ STD: Syphilis in Gay & Bi Men

By Sean McShee | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men accounted for 75 percent of all U.S. syphilis cases in 2012. Yet, the same group was responsible for only 62 percent of all HIV cases just a year earlier.

The Sound and Fury of the PrEP Debate (and the Facts to Win it)

By Mark S. King | Saturday Mar 29, 2014
When Truvada achieved FDA approval in July of 2012 for prophylaxis, it was as if the ghosts of naysayers from the 60’s rose from their resting places and began drilling their objections into the hearts and minds of contemporary society.

Y-Hep to Open New Clinic in Philly

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
Y-HEP, Philadelphia FIGHT’s Youth Health Empowerment Project, announced the opening of a new family care clinic for youth at its facility at 1417 Locust Street in Center City.

Castro Health Center Progresses

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Monday Mar 17, 2014
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation’s CEO said recently he’s hopeful the nonprofit will be able to open its health center for gay and bi men in the Castro district in December, but he still won’t talk about money for the project.

Exercise Your Way to an Exciting Sex Life!

By Adam Winter | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
If you want to boost your libido in a natural way, then here are three key steps to ingrate into your exercise regimen.

Boston’s BRC Proclaims March as Bisexual Health Awareness Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Energized by the historic White House Roundtable on Bisexual Issues held in September 2013, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) proudly proclaims March as Bisexual Health Awareness Month.

Study Reveals LGBT Youths Face Greater Cancer Risks

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
A new study led by City College of New York psychologist Margaret Rosario has revealed that LGBT youth are more likely to engage in behaviors associated with future cancer risks.