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.
|Sexual Health Information Publications|
|Making Mental Health Services Accessible for LGBTIQA+ People in Distress|
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|
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|
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 |
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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 |
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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?|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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|
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
1How Many Genders Are There?
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 Gender Terms
Definitions of gender related terms.
5Am I Gay? Questions to Ask
Think you may be gay or bisexual?
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