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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
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Smoking and Health has launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging people to quit smoking, and the campaign includes members of the LGBT community.
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.”
In response to news that HIV is on the rise among Black gay and bisexual men, GLAAD spoke to health advocates in the Black LGBT community and learned of holistic campaigns that address this epidemic.