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Heterosexual Assumptive Mindset May Hinder Healthcare for LGBTs

In her HealthLeaders Media post, Alexandra Wilson Pecci examins how the assumptions of heterosexuality may lead to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) men and women not being forthcoming with their healthcare providers. This can lead to care that is … Continue reading

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Bethlehem, Penn. Health Clinic Hopes to Fill Void in Providing Solid Care to LGBT Community

When you think of health services that are specifically oriented to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), you may think primarily of sexual transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS testing and treatment or gender transition services. Novus Adult Care Services in … Continue reading

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Gay Men’s Health Collaborative’s Medical and Social Approach to GBT Men’s Health

METROWEEKLY magazine reports that Gay Men’s Health Collaborative (GMHC) hopes to provide gay, bisexual and transgender men of Northern Virginia a place outside of the city to provide health and social services. On the testing end, GMHC holds its Rainbow … Continue reading

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D.C. Moves To Protect Transgender Residents from Insurance Discrimination

From METROWEEKLY: The District’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) has issued a bulletin prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or expression by insurance companies who underwrite health-insurance policies in D.C. The March 15 bulletin clarifies the District’s Unfair … Continue reading

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