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A report by the World Health Organization says widespread discrimination against trans people is why the population has a high HIV rate and many don't receive adequate health care.

8:04 PM

Fans who knew the champion bodybuilder as 'Kroc' now can call her Janae Marie Kroc, a transgender woman and self-described 'gender-fluid alpha male/girly girl lesbian in a male body.'

3:45 PM

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

6:00 AM

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.

July 27 2015 6:00 AM

We learn the most from listening to other people's stories.

July 24 2015 4:15 AM

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

July 23 2015 2:04 PM

Are LGBT people welcoming of asexuals?

July 23 2015 1:05 PM