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.
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.

STUDY: Yes, Trans Men Can Get Pregnant Despite Testosterone, Dysphoria

STUDY: Yes, Some Trans Men Do Seek Pregnancy

A small investigative study hopes to inspire more research into unprecedented findings that complicate assumptions about trans men's experience and emotions during pregnancy.

Calories Are a Bullied Gay's Best Friend

Calories Are a Bullied Gay's Best Friend

Josh Sabarra shares how being bullied as a young gay teen led to an unhealthy relationship with food.

Op-ed: Why We're Still Waiting for Gay Hollywood to Talk About PrEP

Still Waiting... for Gay Hollywood to Talk About PrEP

When will PrEP have its Magic Johnson moment?

WATCH: Is Canadian Transgender Surgical Care Really Accessible?

WATCH: Is Canadian Gender-Affirming Surgery Really Accessible?

Trans residents of British Columbia are rallying this weekend to draw attention to their province's years-long wait lists for state-covered gender-affirming surgeries.

#31DaysOfPrEP: Ways to Spur Social Conversation

#31DaysOfPrEP

Day 30: Fighting the Increase of HIV Infections

Op-ed: It Is Time to End Bottom-Shaming

Op-ed: It Is Time to End Bottom-Shaming

Why shaming bottoms allows HIV to keep spreading.

Day 29: Why Aren't More People on PrEP?

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