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HIV

Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe for People Living With HIV?

A large number of the investigations of COVID-19 vaccines at first restricted their enrollment to members who didn’t have other medical conditions. After early investigations showed that the vaccines were safe in the more extensive population, individuals with HIV have started to partake in examinations. (4) Notwithstanding restricted information, accessible data proposes current WHO suggested COVID-19 antibodies (Pfizer/BioNtech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Johnson&Johnson) …

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Facial Feminization Surgery Techniques

Facial Feminization Surgery Techniques

Here are a lot of surgical techniques available to feminise a masculine face but not all surgeons use the same techniques to achieve the same results. Here is a rough overview of the main procedures. Hairline There are two options for reshaping and bringing forward masculine hairlines. 1: Scalp advance In a scalp advance an incision is made along the …

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Advice for those Newly Diagnosed with HIV

Advice for those Newly Diagnosed with HIV

The impact of an HIV diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Some feel as though their life is ending. Luckily, with advanced therapies, living with HIV isn’t a death sentence like it used to be. In fact, those living with HIV can live relatively normal lives for years and even decades after first becoming infected. In addition, there is a large community of …

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Health & Healthcare

LGBTI Youth & Sexual Health

The CDC defines sexual health as “…a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.” Researchs show that people who identify as LGBTI tend to report lower satisfaction rates in regards to sexual health. In large part this is due to a lack of discussion about LGBTI relationships and sexuality. While many people get such information …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder & The LGBTI Community

For many, lack of light can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder known as SAD a type of depression that is associated with the changing seasons. SAD can make it difficult to weather the winter months, and for those in the LGBTI+ community, SAD can be an especially difficult, possibly compounding problem. SAD is thought to result from a decrease in …

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HPV Vaccine

HPV Vaccine & Benefits for The LGBTI Community

HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, has been known as a silent killer. Fortunately, there is now a vaccination for some of the most common strains of HPV. Still, many remain unaware that they have the virus until symptoms become severe. Most strains of the virus do not cause any visible symptoms in those who are infected, and the strains that do …

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HIV & AIDS

HIV And AIDS Among Youth And Young Adults

Youth and young adults between the ages of 13 and 24 in the United States are among the highest risk groups of being infected with HIV. The CDC reports that the greatest number of new HIV infections within this age group are among gay and bisexual males, with African-American and Latino males who have sex with other men being at even …

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Pregnancy

Sexual Safety During Pregnancy Possible For Lesbians Too

Worrying about the safety of sexual activity is not something limited to heterosexual couples. Many lesbian couples worry, too.  Thankfully, there’s generally no reason to avoid intimacy when you’re expecting. However, there may be certain activities your doctor will advise you to avoid if you are considered a high-risk pregnancy. Pregnant lesbians may find the topic of sex to be a touchy …

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Health & Healthcare

Gay Men’s Health & Healthcare Providers

Have you ever had a healthcare provider who didn’t understand you? Maybe you just didn’t feel comfortable with him, or maybe she was outright rude. Either way, having an open relationship with your physician is extremely important. Aside from the fact that you don’t want to work with someone looking down their nose at you, being able to raise concerns …

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Bisexual Women's Health

5 Ways Bisexual Women Can Pursue Better Healthcare

Many individuals in the LGBT+ community face significant issues with regard to health care. For example, bisexual women face a high risk of physical and mental health problems and have a higher likelihood of experiencing violence and addiction. Discrimination is often experienced within the healthcare system. The bisexual community is fighting this, to spread education and make quality healthcare more …

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