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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.
PHOTOS: Indian Trans Women Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer

PHOTOS: Indian Trans Women Join the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Three hijra — India's legally recognized trans or third gender citizens — have taken part in an a bold new health campaign titled, 'Love Your Breasts. Or Lose Your Breasts.'

This Is Your Brain on Porn

This Is Your Brain on Porn

As much as half the Internet is dedicated to depictions of sex, and we’re just starting to learn what that means for your brain.

PHOTOS: 5 Ways Fitness Doesn't Have to Be a Drag

PHOTOS: 5 Ways Fitness Doesn't Have to Be a Drag

The fabulous fitness trainer Jason Wimberly shares some of his top tips for those looking to get fit in the New Year.

PrEP Version 1.1, 2.0, and Beyond

PrEP Version 1.1, 2.0, and Beyond

The treatment to prevent HIV infections faces inaccurate comparisons to other meds and the same fearful objections as ‘the pill’ did in the ’60s.

Op-ed: Trans Men's Voices Belong in the Trans Youth Suicide Conversation

Op-ed: Trans Men's Voices Belong in the Suicide Conversation

Within certain trans spaces, trans men have long been silenced — but this needs to end in the face of the ongoing trans suicide crisis.

Easing the HIV Burden

Easing the HIV Burden

How treatment as prevention ended one man’s fear and shame.

Dating While HIV-Positive: Knowing What You're Worth

Dating While HIV-Positive: Knowing What You're Worth

It doesn't matter what your status is. Confidence is sexy on anyone.

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

Taiwan Removes Surgical Barriers to Trans Citizens' Legal Recognition

With Taiwan's celebrated decision, the number of countries worldwide that require proof-of-surgery to change legal gender now drops to 28.

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