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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.

Sixteen years together and counting, Olympian Gail Marquis and her wife, legendary Ebony fashion commentator Audrey Smaltz, keep love and joy front and center. 

March 04 2016 6:25 AM

Lucia McCalip, a 22-year-old transgender woman of color in Illinois who took her life last month, is being consistently misgendered by media reports that focus on how she died. 

March 03 2016 6:52 PM

The out actress discussed the limits of sexual identity and why she prefers to not to label herself.

March 03 2016 5:46 PM

Addressing the prison system's disproportionate effect on LGBT people is necessary.

March 03 2016 6:21 AM

A teachable moment turned into a daytime disaster.

March 03 2016 5:21 AM

A recent study suggests that the whole world knows I’m a bottom — and they can tell by just looking at my face.

March 02 2016 6:54 AM
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