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Article ID: 708224

Prevention, Treatment Efforts Reduce HIV Infection among Transgender Women

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Programs to prevent HIV in transgender women are helping to lower the rate of new infection but better care and treatment of this vulnerable population is still needed, especially among those of lower income or people of color, according to a new Rutgers study.

18-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 707838

Bias may affect providers’ knowledge of transgender health

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Transphobia, not education, predicts provider knowledge of transgender health care.

11-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 707725

High rates of weight-based bullying found among LBGTQ adolescents


Adolescents who identify as LGBTQ often face victimization and bullying because of their sexual and/or gender identity. New research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut

7-Feb-2019 12:20 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 707156

R-E-S-P-E-C-T? LGBT Views on Police Legitimacy and Authority

Florida Atlantic University

While there is much research on the LGBT community’s relationship with police, there is scant research on how they perceive police legitimacy and what predicts their willingness to obey, cooperate, and recognize police authority. A new study examines the relationship between fairness and perceived respect of the police-citizen encounter and willingness to recognize police authority among a historically marginalized population.

29-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706979

Study shows same-sex marriage vote damaged LGBT mental health

University of Sydney

Research by psychologists at the University of Sydney has shown that increased exposure to negative messages about same-sex marriage was associated with greater psychological distress for lesbian, gay and bisexual Australians during the 2017 Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey.

23-Jan-2019 5:40 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 706396

Moffitt Cancer Center Leads the Nation in Addressing LGBTQ Health Care Disparities and Education

Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt launched the first nationwide survey to identify potential gaps in attitudes, knowledge and institutional practices for LGBTQ patients.

14-Jan-2019 9:15 AM EST
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    16-Jan-2019 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706406

Survey Questions Cancer Doctors’ Awareness of LGBTQ Issues

NYU Langone Health

Most oncologists say they don’t know enough about how to treat patients with differences in sexual orientation or identity, but most are also interested in learning more, a new study finds.

15-Jan-2019 10:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706538

Study: Despite Progress, Gay Fathers and Their Children Still Structurally Stigmatized

University of Vermont

A study published in the February 2019 “Pediatrics” journal suggests the majority of gay fathers and their children continue to experience stigma with potentially harmful physical and psychological effects, despite legal, media and social advances. Study participants specifically cited structural stigma, such as state laws and beliefs of religious communities, as affecting their experiences in multiple social contexts.

15-Jan-2019 3:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 706400

Sexual Minorities More Likely to Suffer Severe Substance Use Disorders

University of Michigan

Researchers know that lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are more likely than heterosexuals to use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, but until now they didn't know to what degree.

14-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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