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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.

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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.

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community
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Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community

There is an assumption among many people that queer relationships are somehow immune to domestic abuse. The silence caused by assumptions can be deadly.

Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           
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Protecting the Next Generation from HIV           

What can we do as parents to protect queer youth from HIV?

The LGBT Community and Aging: Special Considerations and Resources
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The LGBT Community and Aging: Special Considerations and Resources

Amazingly enough, even LGBT folks are subject to the natural forces of aging.

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Improving our Collective Mental Health by Remembering our Collective Past

We queers have a long and storied history, much of which has been buried, disposed of, forgotten, or never recorded in the first place. Sordid underground affairs carried out in the dark of night to protect the participants from violence and hate have given way to legal marriage and an […]