Study Men Less Affected By the Closet Than Women
April 14 2012 11:08 AM ET

Study: Women More Affected By the Closet Than Men

Lucas Grindley

Researchers at Boston University interviewed gay, lesbian and bisexual people about their lives and compared those who had come out to those who remained in the closet.

UCLA Develops Stem Cells That Kill HIV in Mice
April 13 2012 7:50 PM ET

UCLA Develops Stem Cells That Kill HIV in Mice

Neal Broverman

A major development in the hunt for a cure.

Oped Conversion Therapy Found Me My First Boyfriend
April 13 2012 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Conversion Therapy Found Me My First Boyfriend 

Advocate Contributors

An attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center shares his own story of surviving conversion therapy and exposes its dangers during a series of community meetings.

Study Homophobes Repressing Their Own Sexuality
April 09 2012 7:49 PM ET

Study: Homophobes Are Repressing Something

Michelle Garcia

Homophobes' outward hatred may be a reflection of inner conflicts about sexuality, a new study indicates.

White House Announces HIV AIDS Conference in Atlanta
April 07 2012 10:48 AM ET

White House Announces HIV/AIDS Conference in Atlanta

Advocate.com Editors

The conference, one in a series of White House-sponsored events on issues affecting the LGBT community, will be held April 19 in Atlanta.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Has a Plan to Make LGBT Residents Healthier
April 01 2012 9:59 AM ET

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Has a Plan to Make LGBT Residents Healthier

Lucas Grindley

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan for improving the health of LGBT residents that some city leaders say should be a model for the nation.

DOMA Plaintiff to Finally Get Health Benefits
March 27 2012 2:48 PM ET

 DOMA Plaintiff to Finally Get Health Benefits

Lucas Grindley

A federal employee who sued to obtain health benefits for her partner will soon finally get what she has long sought.

Oped Not Your Typical HIV AIDS Support Group
March 19 2012 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Not Your Typical HIV/AIDS Support Group

Advocate Contributors

Although there were moments when they bonded emotionally during an HIV-positive cruise retreat, Tom Donohue can’t stop thinking about all the time he got to let loose and forget about being HIV-positive.

GOProud 2012 Agenda Includes Repealing Healthcare Law
March 17 2012 8:55 PM ET

GOProud 2012 Agenda Includes Repealing Healthcare Law

Neal Broverman

This week, the gay Republican organization GOProud revealed its 2012 agenda and it includes typical GOP stances like lowering taxes, but it also supports fighting against foreign antigay regimes.

Anti LGBT Discrimination Drives Substance Abuse Report Says
March 11 2012 5:00 PM ET

Does Discriminating Make Them Do Drugs?

Trudy Ring

LGBT people may have a higher rate of substance abuse because they use drugs and alcohol to cope with discrimination, according to a new issue brief from the Center for American Progress.

White House Holds LGBT Health Conference
February 18 2012 10:43 AM ET

White House Holds LGBT Health Conference

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The Obama administration rolled out its first campaign-season LGBT conference Thursday in Philadelphia as it seeks to publicize its accomplishments — and court gay support for reelection.

Beth Israel Appoints LGBT Health Services Director
February 17 2012 5:03 PM ET

Beth Israel Appoints LGBT Health Services Director

Josh Hinkle

Barbara Warren has been appointed director for LGBT health services at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.

Tenn Axes Planned Parenthood Funds Center Ends HIV Testing
February 09 2012 4:23 PM ET

Tenn. Axes Planned Parenthood Funds, Center Ends HIV Testing

Michelle Garcia

A program to provide HIV tests in Memphis, Tenn. has been terminated because the state of Tennessee has cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.

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