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 bills can run into the tens of thousands of dollars, and insurance coverage remains rare. 

November 03 2015 5:48 PM

The creator of EastSiders speaks out about the backlash to his show's depiction of a gay open relationship.

November 03 2015 4:30 AM

We must end "ex-gay" operations in the U.S., so we can then focus on eliminating them overseas, writes Wayne Besen of Truth Wins Out.

October 28 2015 3:23 PM

When it comes to interacting with men online, gay and bi men have lowered their standards to embarrassing levels.

October 27 2015 5:28 AM

Just a few weeks after the cost of a lifesaving drug used to treat people with HIV and AIDS was increased 5,000 percent, a new, low-cost monopoly-busting compound has emerged. 

October 23 2015 8:40 AM

A guide to talking to your HIV-positive friend without being a jerk.

October 22 2015 1:46 PM

The aim is to increase doctors’ knowledge and sensitivity towards transgender people and their unique health issues.

October 20 2015 2:17 PM

The State Department plans to start to phase out the Same-Sex Domestic Partner program in December, but advocates for LGBT workers say that's shortsighted.

October 20 2015 9:41 AM