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The new findings from UCSF also reveal lesbians and bisexual women are avoiding tanning beds far more than straight women.

October 08 2015 1:45 PM

They address benefits for transgender workers, assisted reproduction, anti-LGBT bullying, and the collection of demographic data.

October 07 2015 7:15 PM

The media often depicts crystal meth addicts as poor and straight. The truth is much gayer.

October 06 2015 5:30 PM

A New York writer and comedian went on Tinder and found drug company CEO Martin Shkreli, under fire for planning a huge price hike for a drug that treats a complication of HIV. 

October 05 2015 10:39 PM

The proportion of LGB Americans with health insurance has risen by 10 percentage points since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, a new study finds.

October 05 2015 4:00 PM

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, one group is urging all LGBT people to join the fight for a cure.

October 03 2015 7:30 AM