A World Health Organization (WHO) panel, upon review, recommends that "homosexuality-related psychological disorders" be removed from the most widely used diagnostic reference book because such categories are harmful and scientifically baseless. The Advocate and Science Magazine broke the story.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has announced an historic partnership between its tobacco and HIV divisions in the form of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign.
GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis to speak on social media's role in child, maternal, & reproductive health
GLAAD CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis will be a featured panelist at Moms +SocialGood on Wednesday, May 7.
Today officially marks the kick-off of Bisexual Health Awareness Month, brought to you by the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC). This year's theme, "Bi the Way, Our Health Matters Too!", will address disparities in physical and mental health facing the bisexual community. Created by the US' oldest nationally-focused bi organization, Bisexual Health Awareness Month is the first social media campaign to address this topic.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement that included language based on extensive research that showed 84% of open LGBT teens reported verbal harassment, 30% were physically assaulted and 28% dropped out of school and stigmatization
San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to transgender people.
Today marks the kick-off of the three-day long Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (PTHC). With more than 2,000 people expected to attend, this 11th annual gathering represents the world’s largest trans-specific conference. According to its Web site, the conference offers “workshops and activities focused on the health and well-being of transgender people, communities and allies.”