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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.

The Arkansas bill legally prohibits medical professionals from offering gender-affirming health care to trans youth.

January 20 2022 11:48 AM

A White House official said the administration recognizes the painful origins of the policy.

January 19 2022 10:32 AM

"He was responsible for us confronting the issue of chemsex and was a true superhero of the LGBTQ community."

January 14 2022 1:20 PM

The senators’ call comes as other countries lift deferral periods on blood donations by queer men —France and Greece did so this week.

January 13 2022 3:56 PM

The California state bill didn't have enough support to pass its first policy committee.

January 07 2022 11:40 AM Updated