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August 24, 2018 7:41 AM
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Improved LGBT Health Access in the South Goal of New Survey

Improved LGBT Health Access in the South Goal of New Survey | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The Campaign for Southern Equality launched a survey on Wednesday, Aug. 22, that aims to help improve health-care access for LGBT southerners.

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July 24, 2018 8:27 AM
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US: LGBT People Face Healthcare Barriers

US: LGBT People Face Healthcare Barriers | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The Trump administration is considering regulatory changes that would worsen barriers many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States face in obtaining health care.

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July 13, 2018 9:48 AM
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LGBT teens use e-cigarettes more than straight peers, survey says

Ohio teens who described themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual were far more likely to say they had vaped or smoked in the past 30 days than their straight or questioning counterparts in surveys taken during the 2016-2017 school year.
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July 12, 2018 10:56 AM
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EJAF Founder Elton John and Duke of Sussex to announce new global coalition at the 22nd International AIDS Conference

EJAF Founder Elton John and Duke of Sussex to announce new global coalition at the 22nd International AIDS Conference | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Announcement is one of several events, sessions and press conferences highlighting the work of EJAF and its grantees across the world to reduce stigma, increase access to healthcare resources.

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June 26, 2018 7:18 AM
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Pride 2018: Alexander Wang and Trojan partner for 'Protect Your Wang'

Pride 2018: Alexander Wang and Trojan partner for 'Protect Your Wang' | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Alexander Wang is using a partnership with Trojan condoms to "Protect Your Wang," as proceeds from a new capsule collection go to the LGBT Center of New York.
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June 22, 2018 7:09 AM
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American Medical Association Passes New LGBT Policies

American Medical Association Passes New LGBT Policies | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted new policies last week that will position the organization as an advocate for better protections for transgender people in detention, and LGBT-inclusive family leave policies.
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June 9, 2018 6:41 AM
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Health, Law, and the LGBT Community: An Unfinished Story

Health, Law, and the LGBT Community: An Unfinished Story | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

A reflection on the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, and the broader conditions that shape LGBT health in the United States.

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June 2, 2018 6:29 AM
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Music Artist Milan Christopher and Los Angeles LGBT Center Urge Those Most At-Risk to be ’PrEP’d

Music Artist Milan Christopher and Los Angeles LGBT Center Urge Those Most At-Risk to be ’PrEP’d | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The Los Angeles LGBT Center, along with openly gay music artist, actor, and model Milan Christopher, are urging those most at-risk to be 'PrEP'd AF' against HIV. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), minority communities, especially African-American/Black men who have sex with men, are particularly at-risk for new HIV infections. PrEP'd AF, which builds on the success of last year's 'F*ck w/out Fear' HIV prevention campaign, continues to raise awareness for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a safe and effective once-daily medicine that has been proven to reduce the risk of HIV infection by up to 99 percent, if used as prescribed.2 Inspired by Milan's personal experience with PrEP, the PrEP'd AF campaign encourages the community to be as prepared as possible to protect themselves against HIV. 

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May 6, 2018 7:42 AM
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Transgender Health Care By Telemedicine

Transgender Health Care By Telemedicine | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
In rural areas, doctors and nurses competent in transgender care are hard to find. It can also be a challenge to locate providers who offer respectful care for issues unrelated to gender identity.
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May 2, 2018 7:27 AM
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Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation

Transgender People Are Getting Lost In The Sexual Health Conversation | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
We continuously miss the opportunity to properly support transgender people when we let days specific to them come and go without much ever said.
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March 27, 2018 8:49 AM
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Grindr, Popular Gay Sex App, to Offer HIV Test Reminders

Grindr, Popular Gay Sex App, to Offer HIV Test Reminders | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Men using hookup apps are at high risk, so AIDS experts applaud a new effort to help subscribers get tested as often as four times a year.
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March 14, 2018 2:57 PM
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Youth against AIDS presents first international campaign for the World AIDS Conference 2018

Youth against AIDS presents first international campaign for the World AIDS Conference 2018 | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The educational initiative Youth Against AIDS (YAA) is enforcing the role of the youth in the fight against HIV/AIDS. As official partner of this year’s World AIDS Conference, 300 youth activists will represent their generation’s interests in summer in Amsterdam. The campaign plays around with common misperceptions and mobilizes youths to volunteer.

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February 7, 2018 6:45 AM
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NZ ahead of the pack in funding revolutionary HIV-prevention drug PrEP

NZ ahead of the pack in funding revolutionary HIV-prevention drug PrEP | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

The New Zealand AIDS Foundation applauds PHARMAC’s decision to become one of the first countries in the world to publicly fund the HIV-prevention drug Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) – meaning those at high risk of HIV have another way to protect themselves.

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August 2, 2018 8:21 AM
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Equitas Health Expands Trans Health Coverage

Equitas Health Expands Trans Health Coverage | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Equitas Health Becomes One Of The First Companies To Offer A More Inclusive Trans Coverage Policy

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July 23, 2018 7:56 AM
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Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health

Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
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July 13, 2018 9:46 AM
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Professor receives $400,000 to study tobacco, cannabis use by LGBT young adults

Professor receives $400,000 to study tobacco, cannabis use by LGBT young adults | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Ian Holloway will study the frequency and intensity of use among sexual and gender minority young people.
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June 27, 2018 6:31 AM
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Gay Men’s Advocacy Organization Moving Beyond just HIV, as Global Focus Turns to Larger Issues of Sexual Health and Human Rights

Gay Men’s Advocacy Organization Moving Beyond just HIV, as Global Focus Turns to Larger Issues of Sexual Health and Human Rights | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Over a decade after The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) was founded, the organization has changed its name to MPact: Global Action for Gay Men's Health and Rights. The Oakland-based organization was originally created to bring the unique challenges of men who have sex with men back into global conversations around HIV, but has gradually expanded their work over the years.

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June 23, 2018 7:06 AM
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Growing 'PRIDE Study' aims to improve LGBTQ health care

Growing 'PRIDE Study' aims to improve LGBTQ health care | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

Instead of getting health care advice from her doctor, Nathalie Crowley, a transgender woman, has found herself being the one who does the teaching... Getting medical care as a sexual or gender minority is still a hit-or-miss proposition. Some doctors are familiar with the issues and health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, but most doctors receive very little, if any, training on the topics in medical school and beyond.

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June 20, 2018 6:11 AM
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How the CDC Is Failing Transgender Youth

How the CDC Is Failing Transgender Youth | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
A CDC survey found nearly 1 in 4 gay and bisexual students have attempted suicide. But the agency doesn't track transgender youth.
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June 6, 2018 6:51 AM
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These Gay Men Have Spent 30 Years Learning How To Be Long-Term HIV Survivors

These Gay Men Have Spent 30 Years Learning How To Be Long-Term HIV Survivors | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
“It was hell to watch people die in the ’80s, but my personal hell was when long-term survivors were forgotten.”
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May 18, 2018 10:52 AM
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Prides: AHF to Hail Condoms as ‘Lifesaver’ at LGBTQ Pride Celebrations Nationwide

Prides: AHF to Hail Condoms as ‘Lifesaver’ at LGBTQ Pride Celebrations Nationwide | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to join the LGBTQ community in celebrating the 2018 Gay Pride season through its participation in over two dozen Pride events across the country—in many locations, with its new “Lifesaver” busses wrapped with a lighthearted and colorful condom and Pride-themed graphic.

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May 3, 2018 7:51 AM
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What it can be like for LGBTQ people to get healthcare

What it can be like for LGBTQ people to get healthcare | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it

As a group, LGBTQ people face unique health issues — but many members of the community say they struggle to find knowledgable, compassionate medical care. 

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April 25, 2018 7:00 AM
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For some gay men, 'Sexuality and experimentation and drug use became intertwined'

For some gay men, 'Sexuality and experimentation and drug use became intertwined' | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Crystal meth use has had deep consequences, especially for gay men living in a culture seen stereotypically as highly sexualized.
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March 18, 2018 8:10 AM
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GMFA's new sexual health campaign features black gay couples

GMFA's new sexual health campaign features black gay couples | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
It's a disappointing reality that people of colour are still sorely lacking in representation. That's not only on TV and in film, or in fashion. It's rare to se
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February 20, 2018 7:42 AM
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LGBTQ community sees health care threat

LGBTQ community sees health care threat | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBTQ+ Community | Scoop.it
Health care can be challenging for anyone these days, but getting the right services is especially