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American Psychological Association Marks Mental Health Awareness Month with Focus on Barriers to Care

Events will address challenges for older adults, children, LGBT population and minority boys and men.

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Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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Transgender College Students at Higher Risk for Suicide Attempts After Denial of Access to Bathrooms, Appropriate Housing, Study Finds

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Transgender university and college students are at a significantly higher risk for suicide attempts when their campus experience includes denial of access to bathrooms and gender-appropriate campus housing, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

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GW Physician Publishes Lancet Review Article on Testosterone Therapy for Transgender Men

George Washington University's Dr. Michael S. Irwig published a review article in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal on testosterone therapy for transgender men, calling for more research.

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Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Since Many Carry the Genes

Computer model sheds light on how male homosexuality remains present in populations throughout the ages.

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Mount Sinai Named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Six campuses of the Mount Sinai Health System have been recognized as “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Mount Sinai Beth Israel was the first hospital in New York City to receive this honor, seven years ago.

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Transgender Veterans Have High Rates of Mental Health Problems

Among military veterans identifying as transgender, 90 percent have at least one mental health diagnosis, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression, and nearly 50 percent had a hospitalization after a suicide attempt or suicidal thoughts. These study findings, from a single veterans’ hospital, will be presented Friday at The Endocrine Society’s 98th annual meeting in Boston.

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Constitutional Law Expert Available To Discuss Veto Of Georgia's "Religious Liberty" Bill

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Medical Student Queer Alliance’s #PushForPronouns Promotes Transgender Patient Health Equity

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The Northeast Medical Student Queer Alliance is launching a social media initiative to promote a culture of respect for transgender patients, 70 percent of whom experience discrimination when accessing medical care.

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Rush Oak Park Hospital Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Rush Oak Park Hospital has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" in the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), an annual survey of how health care facilities in the United States treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients and their families

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UChicago Medicine Identified as a Leader in LGBT Health Equality

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The Human Rights Campaign is naming The University of Chicago Medicine as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality," according to a new report released Thursday by the advocacy group. The HRC Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, released the list of hospital leaders in its Healthcare Equality Index 2016.

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Canadians Report Higher Rates of Mental Health Issues

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Gay, lesbian and bisexual Canadians experience more mood and anxiety disorders than other Canadians, and they are more likely to turn to heavy drinking.

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Shared Decision-Making Can Improve Health Care Outcomes for LGBTQ Racial and Ethnic Minority Patients

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In a series of three articles published Thursday in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine provide a roadmap to help health providers better understand the unique needs of patients with multiple minority identities.

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Can Yoga Help Those with PTSD, New Staffing Model Designed to Save Costs in Public Mental Health Clinics, Study Linking Asthma Symptoms and Stress, and more in the Mental Health News Source

Can Yoga Help Those with PTSD, New Staffing Model Designed to Save Costs in Public Mental Health Clinics, Study Linking Asthma Symptoms and Stress and more in the Mental Health News Source

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Why People Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

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Why do opponents of same-sex marriage really oppose it? A UCLA psychology study published online today in the journal Psychological Science concludes that many people believe gay men and women are more sexually promiscuous than heterosexuals, which they may fear could threaten their own marriages and their way of life.

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