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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.

A constitutional challenge is filed against the 1864 Offenses Against the Person Act, which is seen as the basis for much of the nation's notorious homophobia.

December 11 2015 3:30 PM

Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and HRC president Chad Griffin urge LGBT people to get insured and stay alive.

December 11 2015 4:00 AM

Unlike its users, the app's simultaneous joys and heartbreaks are ageless.

December 10 2015 4:30 AM

New York's Center for Anti-Violence Education, which is hosting a free self-defense class for LGBT adults Saturday, offers advice on how to stay safe in the face of a dangerous homophobe or anti-trans maniac.

December 10 2015 4:00 AM

Amid public opposition, the city enacts the ban, which applies to state-licensed therapists operating within the city limits.

December 09 2015 11:48 PM
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