Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visit our page dedicated to the topic here.
With only weeks left to get the many underinsured LGBT people to sign up
, the White House appealed to
several high profile LGBT YouTube personalities to get the word out. Word is Tyler Oakley & Drunk Kitchen’s Hannah Hart have already signed up for insurance. See Tyler talk about the meeting above and Hannah talk enrollment here
. Also see this handy breakdown of how Obama’s proposed budget
can help LGBT health.
National Institutes of Health announced
scientists may have discovered a way to treat HIV by genetically modifying cells.
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While Uganda’s anti-gay law created many waves
last week and Lebanon’s courts ruled
being gay is not a crime the U.S. State Department gave us the global health perspective in their annual report
, unfortunately highlighting the trend in rising LGBT violence worldwide.
that ⅓ of sexual minority youth engage in hazardous weight control behaviors as a result of body dissatisfaction. Luckily other researchers report
an online queer sex education intervention helped boost self-acceptance.
Howard Brown Health Center released
a new LGBT elder cultural competency training program this week. Complementing that, articles were also published on several other health issues, including: a blueprint for action on
addressing elder needs, an exploration of transgender aging
issues, and an analysis
of needs of LGBT seniors of color.
The Bisexual Resource Center is declaring
March Bisexual Health Awareness Month, follow @BRC_Central
for a great monthlong discussion on the topic. Not to be outdone the New York State Assembly declared
March LGBT Health Month, see the Empire State Pride Agenda’s campaign here