Health

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.
Op-ed: Michael Sam Helps Therapy Come Out of the Closet

Op-ed: Michael Sam Helps Therapy Come Out of the Closet

The out football player is leaving the sport, citing mental health concerns. Sam deserves support, not snickers.

Op-ed: How San Francisco Is Beating HIV

How San Francisco Is Beating HIV

After a frustrating, decades-long stagnation in rates of HIV transmission, there’s a breakthrough in San Francisco. With information and strategy we can overpower HIV.

Op-ed: Congress, Don't Let Down Ryan White

Op-ed: Congress, Don't Let Down Ryan White

The lifesaving Ryan White CARE Act, which passed a quarter-century ago, needs to be reauthorized without delay.

Our Homemade Safe Sex Slogans

'No Glove, No Love' and Other Safe Sex Slogans

HIV continues to disproportionately affect gay and bi men. So while we need to remain vigilant against the disease, it doesn't mean we can't have a little fun with our messaging.

6 Things HIV-Negative People Are Sick of Hearing

6 Things HIV-Negative People Are Sick of Hearing

When it comes to HIV, assumptions don't make friends.

Op-ed: Undocumented LGBTs Deserve Health Insurance

Op-ed: Undocumented LGBTs Deserve Health Insurance

The head of Equality California explains why his organization is supporting the Health for All Act.

STUDY: 1 in 3 American Young Adults Identify on Bisexual Spectrum

STUDY: 1 in 3 Young Adults in U.S. Identify as Bisexual

A new study finds 31 percent of Americans under 30 say they are not '100% heterosexual.'

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