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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.
New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls

New Suicide Hotline Dedicated to Trans People Now Open for Calls

San Francisco-based Trans Lifeline has collected an all-trans staff of volunteers who aim to make the crisis hotline experience more comfortable and accessible for trans callers.

Op-ed: The Decade Masturbation Burst Out of the Closet Before I Did

Op-ed: Masturbation Burst Out of the Closet Before I Did

Before masturbation was heralded as safe sex, it was an embarrassing experiment of trial-and-error.

How do We Stop the HIV Epidemic in the South?

Smoke Signals Gay Actor Lands New Career-Defining Role

Smoke Signals' Gay Actor Turned Doctor Could Redefine Career

Evan Adams is now chief medical officer of Canada's First Nation's Health Authority, a lifelong dream come true he says.

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.

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