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My Child, My Heart
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My Child, My Heart

The doctors discovered it immediately out of the womb – a murmur so pronounced that they invited nurses and interns to have a listen because there was no mistaking it.

I Was Not Born This Way: A Response to Conversion Therapy
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I Was Not Born This Way: A Response to Conversion Therapy

The problem with conversion therapy is not the conviction that sexuality and gender are mutable. Instead, it is the notion that heterosexuality and gender conformity are best.

Aydian Dowling
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Aydian Dowling Makes Top Ten for Cover of Men’s Health

Transgender man Aydian Dowling has made the top ten list for the cover of Men’s Health magazine.

The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth
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The Youngest Victims: Bullying of Sexual Minority Youth

Kids who identify as sexual minorities are victims of bullying younger than originally thought.

Never too Old or Young to Live Your Truth: Coming Out Through the Decades
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Never too Old or Young to Live Your Truth: Coming Out Through the Decades

Coming out lowers cortisol (stress hormone) levels and decreases the risk of substance abuse and mental health issues.

Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!
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Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!

Our communities are making great strides towards equality and access to healthcare, but there are still health disparities.

7 Ways Parents Can Help Their LGBT Teens Stay Healthy
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7 Ways Parents Can Help Their LGBT Teens Stay Healthy

Caring for the health of LGBT teens is unlike anything that most heterosexual parents have experienced before.

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights
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LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights

Did you know that in order to be accredited by the Joint Commission hospitals must now have an LGBT nondiscrimination policy?

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BREAKING NEWS: HHS & AAMC Release Reports on Improvements in LGBT Health Care

It was a big week for queer health, and two reports have come out this week that demonstrate the prioritization of “our” issues in the mainstream health care establishment.

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Connections Across the Lifespan: New Research

Two recent studies demonstrate the significance of our connections with our families of origin, and also those families that we choose.