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.
Trans Prisoner Suing for Gender Affirming Surgery to Be Released

Trans Prisoner Suing for Gender-Affirming Surgery to Be Released

California officials, who don't want to pay for Michelle-Lael Norsworthy's surgery, are now releasing her on parole.

6 Reasons Why a Gym Body Isn't a Healthy Body

6 Reasons Why a Gym Body Isn't a Healthy Body

Being healthy makes you look good, but for many gay men, good is never good enough.

10 Tips on Growing Older for LGBT People Under 40

10 Tips on Growing Older for LGBT People Under 40

From financial to spiritual to practical, here are 10 pearls of wisdom offered by celebrities at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's summer fundraiser for elders.

White House to Unveil New HIV Strategy

White House to Unveil New HIV Strategy

The Obama administration gave The Advocate and Plus a sneak peek at its proposal for battling HIV over the next five years.

STUDY: Discrimination to Blame for High HIV Rates, Poor Health Care for Trans People

STUDY: Bias Blamed for High HIV Rates Among Trans Women

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.

World Record Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

World Record Bodybuilder Comes Out as Trans

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.'

10 Things People Living With HIV Are Sick of Hearing

10 Things People Living With HIV Are Sick of Hearing

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

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