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.

The goal is to better understand the health of our understudied population without anyone having to leave the couch.

June 29 2015 5:45 PM

The inclusive dating website is allowing users to share their stories and definitions of gender identity and sexual orientation.

June 29 2015 2:20 PM

A disabled trans lesbian explains how the U.S.'s 'marriage penalty' on disability benefits prices out some of the most vulnerable LGBT people, despite Friday's ruling.

June 29 2015 7:00 AM

Blood Mirror by Jordan Eagles is a 7-foot-tall sculpture designed as a protest to the FDA's discriminatory blood donation policy.

June 24 2015 1:02 PM

HIV may no longer be a 'death sentence,' but it does still come with lifelong consequences.

June 24 2015 4:30 AM

Starting in 2016, insurance companies that participate in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program must include transition-related coverage for transgender government workers.

June 23 2015 9:59 PM

NBC BLK interviews three couples who share why black, trans love is extra special.

June 23 2015 3:26 PM