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.

You'll Love This Gay Trainer to the Stars

STUDY: More Evidence of 'Gay Gene,' But Not Proof

STUDY: More Evidence of 'Gay Gene,' But Not Proof

The new research, looking at gay brothers, indicates genes on certain chromosomes may be linked to homosexuality.

Op-ed: Zachary Quinto, Check Your Privilege on HIV

Op-ed: Zachary Quinto, Check Your Privilege on HIV

An activist responds to the Star Trek actor's recent chastising of the gay community for "laziness" about HIV and criticism of PrEP as potentially increasing "recreational sex."

Poz People Can Still Have the Family They Always Dreamed Of

Poz People Can Still Have the Family They Always Dreamed Of

People with HIV can have biological children of their own, despite the stigma and misconceptions.

Committee Considers Relaxing Blood Donation Ban for Some Gay Men

Some Gay Men Might Be Able to Donate Blood... Maybe

A committee hearing today resulted in suggestions to relax the outright restriction on gay and bisexual men donating blood. But activists say the changes still stigmatize men who have sex with men.

Op-ed: Changing When Health Care Does More Harm Than Good

Op-ed: Changing When Health Care Does More Harm Than Good

There may be more access to health care for transgender people, but it doesn't mean things are better.

Op-ed: Pedro Zamora, Twenty Years Later

Op-ed: Pedro Zamora, 20 Years Later

Twenty years after his death, HIV and AIDS activist Pedro Zamora's legacy remains crucial in the the fight against the virus.

Op-ed: Why An Ad Featuring A Transgender Woman Means So Much

Op-ed: Why An Ad Featuring A Trans Woman Means So Much

A new national CDC campaign features a transgender woman as its spokesperson for the first time ever.

Syndicate content

AddThis

Quantcast