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Full list of articles and documents from the Sexual Diversity Sexual Health Issues and Information category. Though these articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

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Sexual Health Information Publications
Making Mental Health Services Accessible for LGBTIQA+ People in Distress thumbnail image.
Barriers to accessing potentially life-saving support persist, according to new research into suicidality in the LGBTIQA+ community.
Publish Date: 7th Sep 2023
Health Studies Often Exclude Gender Diverse Impacting Health Care thumbnail image.
If researchers are serious about inclusive studies and surveys that focus on gender-diverse communities, they must measure both sex and gender.
Publish Date: 24th Apr 2023
Higher Risk of Sleep Problems in Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth thumbnail image.
Study finds depression, stress, and family conflict contribute to sleep problems in lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth.
Publish Date: 24th Mar 2023
Sexual Health Progress Score Card  thumbnail image.
The study proposes sexual health indicators to document public health needs and assess progress.
Publish Date: 10th Mar 2023
Androgen Therapy Reprograms Breast Tissue in Transgender Men thumbnail image.
Gender-affirming androgen therapy reprograms breast tissue in transgender men to resemble cis-male tissue more closely.
Publish Date: 8th Mar 2023
Health and Healthcare Inequalities of Non-Binary and Trans Adults thumbnail image.
Demographic characteristics, long-term health conditions and healthcare experiences of trans and non-binary adults in England: nationally representative evidence.
Publish Date: 9th Feb 2023
Trans and Non-binary Higher Chance of Mental Health Issues, Dementia, Learning Disability, Autism thumbnail image.
Trans and non-binary adults are more likely than the general population to experience long-term health conditions, including mental health problems, dementia, learning disabilities, and be autistic.
Publish Date: 7th Feb 2023
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity May Affect Risk of Stroke thumbnail image.
People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or non-binary may have a higher risk for stroke at a younger age.
Publish Date: 21st Jan 2023
Congress Renews Major Child Protection Bill thumbnail image.
Congress passed the PROTECT Our Children Act (USA).
Publish Date: 9th Dec 2022
Improving Cancer Outcomes for LGBT Patients Requires Earning Trust and Challenging Assumptions thumbnail image.
Annual NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit explores stories and data highlighting barriers to high-quality care that LGBTQ+ people with cancer experience, examining persistent setbacks and promising developments.
Publish Date: 3rd Dec 2022
Sexual Activity Can Trigger Asthma thumbnail image.
A new study being presented shows that sex can be an undiagnosed trigger for asthma exacerbations.
Publish Date: 13th Nov 2022
LGBTQI+ Cancer Patients Lack Tailored Gender or Sexual Identity Resources thumbnail image.
Most LGBTQI+ patients with cancer stated they did not have access to health education materials tailored to their gender or sexual identity regardless of satisfaction with overall cancer care.
Publish Date: 16th Sep 2022
There's More To Sex Than They're Saying thumbnail image.
Whoever you are, however your body responds to pleasure, you can find safe sexy sensations.
Publish Date: 3rd Sep 2022 - Updated: 6th Sep 2022
Asexual Reproduction Leads to Harmful Genetic Mutations thumbnail image.
If asexuals accumulate more harmful mutations than their sexual counterparts, this could explain why asexual reproduction is rare in nature and why sex is the dominant form of reproduction in the natural world.
Publish Date: 2nd Aug 2022
Jeff: A Sexually Realized Spiritual Odyssey of Stepping Into Love - Book Review thumbnail image.Jeff: A Sexually Realized Spiritual Odyssey of Stepping Into Love - Book Review thumbnail image.
A review of Lynette Louise's first book, JEFF.
Publish Date: 30th Apr 2022 - Updated: 29th May 2023
Sex: For Some It Gets Better With Age thumbnail image.
An essay about maturing into my sexual self.
Publish Date: 7th Apr 2022 - Updated: 6th Sep 2022
Obstacle in Blood Donations for Gay and Bi-sexual Men thumbnail image.
People recovered from COVID-19 can donate blood plasma, however, if you are a gay or bisexual man, or a woman who has recently slept with a bisexual man, you may not be permitted to donate.
Publish Date: 13th May 2020 - Updated: 21st Sep 2022
Majority of Patients Comfortable with Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Questions thumbnail image.
Research by Mayo Clinic shows approx. 97% of patients are comfortable with a health care provider asking sexual orientation and gender identity questions.
Publish Date: 9th Mar 2018
Resilience in LGBTQ+ Populations thumbnail image.
Study will help better understand how LGBTQ people cope with discriminatory and hostile environments so we can devise strategies for the most marginalized individuals.
Publish Date: 27th Sep 2017
Transgender Actors Teach Doctors in Training Respectful Care  thumbnail image.
Real-life transgender actors help resident doctors learn to provide more sensitive care to people with a different gender identity than the one they were assigned at birth.
Publish Date: 18th Jun 2017
Study Reveals Physicians Vastly Underestimate Patients Willingness to Share Sexual Orientation thumbnail image.
Study of adult patients suggests patients are substantially more willing to disclose their sexual orientation than health care workers believe.
Publish Date: 3rd May 2017
Health Needs of LGBTQ Community Focus of New Interprofessional CE Courses thumbnail image.
OnCourse Learning series of interprofessional education courses covers health needs and challenges of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community.
Publish Date: 26th Jan 2017 - Updated: 9th Sep 2017
Transgender Veterans Have More Mental and Medical Disorders thumbnail image.
Study shows transgender veterans had a significantly greater prevalence of numerous psychiatric and medical conditions.
Publish Date: 12th Jan 2016
Unconscious Physician Bias Causes Low Quality Care for LGBT & Disabled Patients thumbnail image.
Physicians' unconscious attitudes toward special patient populations like disabled and LGBT patients may be partially responsible for poorer overall health.
Publish Date: 24th Dec 2015
KiTOMI Model: Safe Sex for Heart Patients thumbnail image.
KiTOMI model provides practical recommendations for healthcare providers counseling patients about sexual activity.
Publish Date: 6th Nov 2015 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Sex Rarely Cause of Heart Attack Risk thumbnail image.
Study shows sex is rarely the cause of a heart attack, and most heart disease patients are safe to resume sexual activity after a heart attack.
Publish Date: 21st Sep 2015
Health Benefits of Marriage Equality for LGBT Couples thumbnail image.
The new rights and benefits available to same-sex couples as a result of the Obergefell v. Hodges decision extend to couples.
Publish Date: 21st Aug 2015
Bisexuals Report Poorer Health than Gays, Lesbians & Heterosexuals thumbnail image.
Sociologists at Rice University find bisexual males and females report poorer health than gays, lesbians and heterosexuals.
Publish Date: 9th Jul 2015
L.A. Sexual Recovery Institute Treats Sex and Intimacy Disorders thumbnail image.
The Sexual Recovery Institute is one of the premier outpatient programs for men and women struggling with relationship, love and sex addiction.
Publish Date: 12th Feb 2015
Right Step Addiction Treatment Centers for LGBT in Houston thumbnail image.
The Right Step Galleria and Woodlands in Houston offering exclusive track for LGBTQI clients seeking supportive approach to addiction treatment.
Publish Date: 7th Jan 2015
MDMA, Also Known As Molly or Ecstasy thumbnail image.
Some urban gay and bisexual men report using MDMA as a part of a multiple-drug experience.
Publish Date: 6th Jan 2015 - Updated: 5th Nov 2017
Improving Health Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Gender Nonconforming thumbnail image.
Improving health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender nonconforming and those born with differences of sexual development.
Publish Date: 17th Dec 2014
Smoking and Its Effects on Your Body thumbnail image.
Information regarding health hazards of smoking including effect on nervous, cardiovascular and sexual reproduction systems.
Publish Date: 25th Nov 2014 - Updated: 24th Nov 2014
Survey Suggests Need to Reduce Barriers in Addressing Sexual Health Conditions thumbnail image.
Survey shows people failing to address sexual health concerns despite importance of sexual health impact on personal happiness and well-being.
Publish Date: 19th Nov 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Relationship Anxiety Can Increase Vulnerability to Illness thumbnail image.
According to new research concerns and anxieties about close relationships functions as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity.
Publish Date: 12th Nov 2014 - Updated: 7th Feb 2016
Oral Cancer Causing HPV May Spread Via Oral and Genital Routes thumbnail image.
Work provides additional evidence that HPV is sexually transmitted to the oral tract through oral-oral and oral-genital contact.
Publish Date: 12th Nov 2014 - Updated: 17th Dec 2014
Health WebSite for LGBT Community thumbnail image.
Dr George Forgan-Smith releases gay friendly health website offering care to gay, lesbian, transexual, bisexual, intersex and queer community.
Publish Date: 3rd Nov 2014 - Updated: 24th Nov 2014
Gaming, Social Networking and Chat Rooms May Help Prevent HIV thumbnail image.
Study suggests digital outreach efforts delivered via text messages, interactive games, chat rooms, and social networks may be effective way to reach HIV at-risk younger men.
Publish Date: 28th Oct 2014 - Updated: 27th Nov 2014
Joining the Fight Against HIV - Gay Dating Website & App Owners thumbnail image.
Gay dating websites and apps commit to taking steps to promote HIV/STI testing and reduce stigma associated with HIV infection.
Publish Date: 22nd Oct 2014 - Updated: 27th Nov 2014
Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality - Morristown, Overlook, Newton Medical Centers thumbnail image.
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Recognizes Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center, as Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality.
Publish Date: 20th Oct 2014 - Updated: 17th Dec 2014
Is Backpain Destroying Your Sex Life? thumbnail image.
Contrary to popular belief, spooning is not always the best sex position for those with a bad back.
Publish Date: 17th Oct 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2014
Special Health Needs of Elderly LGBT's thumbnail image.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender seniors have specific physical and mental health needs which nurses need to be aware of.
Publish Date: 17th Oct 2014 - Updated: 17th Dec 2014
Gay Health Benefits of Coming out of the Closet thumbnail image.
According to researchers, lesbians, gays and bisexuals who are out have lower stress levels and less anxiety, depression, and burnout.
Publish Date: 8th Oct 2014 - Updated: 18th Oct 2015
New LGBT Health Journal thumbnail image.
Healthcare needs that comprises LGBT community, and identifies gaps where policy development is needed to achieve healthcare parity for sexual and gender minorities.
Publish Date: 8th Oct 2014
Anorgasmia: Failure to Achieve Orgasm thumbnail image.
Information regarding Anorgasmia, a form of sexual dysfunction in which a male or female fails to achieve orgasm.
Publish Date: 7th Oct 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Lovers Chat about STIs Important in Theory but Difficult in Bedroom thumbnail image.
Study finds disconnect between public health messages that promote STI testing to prevent STIs such as HIV and chlamydia and the lack of conversations in bedrooms.
Publish Date: 4th Oct 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022


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Alphabetical list of gender identities.

2Transgender Reporting Guide
How to write about transgender people.

3Glossary of Sexuality Terms
Definitions of sexual terms & acronyms.

4Glossary of Sexual Identities
Definitions of gender related terms.

5Am I Gay? Questions to Ask
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