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Discover the Health section of The Advocate, where readers can find the latest news on medicine, fitness, mental and physical wellbeing, scientific developments, and diseases that affect the LGBT community. Read the most recent on gay health, AIDS and HIV news, pregnancy and sex from experts like doctors and researchers. Learn about news related to health insurance, statistics, changing laws and government policy, and tools that can be used in preventing and curing illnesses in the United States and beyond.
10 Things People Living With HIV Are Sick of Hearing

10 Things People Living With HIV Are Sick of Hearing

You don't have to know everything about HIV to avoid being a jerk about it.

Op-ed: How We Can Address Homophobia at the Doctor's Office

Op-ed: How We Can Address Homophobia at the Doctor's Office

A new study suggests health care providers might show implicit and explicit bias against lesbian and gay patients. Data collection of patient sexual orientation and gender identity could provide a solution.

POLL: Thousands of U.K. Health Workers Believe in Gay 'Cure'

POLL: Thousands of U.K. Health Workers Believe in Gay 'Cure'

A new study shows alarming LGBT biases in the British health care system.

#21AceStories: Including the A in LGBTQIA

#21AceStories: Including the A in LGBTQIA

Are LGBT people welcoming of asexuals?

STUDY: Transgender Youth Do Not Have Hormonal Imbalance

STUDY: Trans Youth Do Not Have Hormonal Imbalance

Researchers in Los Angeles say they've learned that the feelings around transgender identity aren’t a result of misaligned hormones.

Is Your Doctor Putting You At Risk?

#21AceStories: Dating (Or Not) While Asexual

#21AceStories: Dating (Or Not) While Asexual

Asexuals can run into some difficulties while dating.

Op-ed: When Homeless Trans Men Face Violence, There Are No Places to Turn

When Homeless Trans Men Facing Violence Have Nowhere to Turn

Boys Do Cry: Shelter, foster care, mental health, and legal systems keep letting men like me fall through the cracks.

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