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Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 04.05.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 03.31.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Why Some Gay Couples Are Calling Their Insurance Plans 'Legalized Discrimination'

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 03.28.2014 | Gay Voices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for h...

Beyond "Poz" and "Neg": Five HIV Statuses, Plus a New One

Renato Barucco | Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

To have a meaningful conversation about HIV status, people should corner intentions and sexual partners in the realm of actuality, by keeping it to-the-point and asking the following questions.

Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 03.15.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Your Weekly LGBT Wellness Roundup

Posted 03.08.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

Your Weekly LGBT Health Roundup

Posted 03.01.2014 | Gay Voices

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 stor...

'Everyday Homophobia': The New Leading Edge of the LGBT Rights Movement

Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D.

Unlike many of the great LGBT rights issues of the last few decades, these are not the kinds of questions that can be resolved by a Supreme Court ruling or by an act of Congress or a law passed by a state legislature.

Busted for Sex: Get tested... Or Get Prosecuted

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

If you are unable to inform sexual partners that they may be at risk for an STD, you should not be having sex. Failing to do so only puts your health at risk (and that of your partners) but, if you are HIV+, also subjects you to criminal prosecution!

WATCH: Some Thoughts About Gay Men And Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey is back with the latest in his series of videos that explore issues affecting gay men throughout the course of their d...

Ask MISTER CARL: 'Add Getting to Know Your Butthole to Your To-do List'

Carl Sandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Carl Sandler

Life is full of too many great experiences -- and orgasms! -- to live in fear. I'm happy to hear that you're proactive when it comes to owning your sexual health, so why not add getting to know your butthole to your to-do list?

Real Men Love Their Bodies From the Inside Out: The Gay Man's Intro to Loving His Looks

Jonathan D. Lovitz | Posted 11.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Jonathan D. Lovitz

I thought having a killer body was everything, and I had no idea when enough was enough. I was nailing magazine covers and product endorsements, but even with a gorgeous boyfriend who told me I was beautiful every day, I never felt like I was good enough when I looked in the mirror.

My First Bass Weejuns: How Trying to Fit Into a Champagne Culture Can Undermine the Health of Gay Men With Beer Budgets

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

When you have a young gay man, eager to fit into the sophisticated gay world of a big city, lacking a high-paying job or family funds to support an upscale lifestyle, the result can often be credit problems -- and even more insidious problems.

HIV-Positive and As Sexy As I Want to Be

Tyler Curry | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

Confidence is just waking up in the morning and knowing that you have what it takes to make your own life good. If it is love or a relationship that you seek, someone will believe that you are worth taking to breakfast the next morning only if you do.

WATCH: Do You Suffer From This Issue Common To Gay Men?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey, recently released his latest video in a series dealing with everyday issues that affect gay men. In this clip, above,...

NIH Launches Unprecedented Call for Input on LGBTI Health

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the premier health research institution in the world, wants us to tell them what we care about in LGBTI and Two-Spirit health. We have from now until Oct. 28 to speak up... or forever wish we had.

Is Unprotected Sex the New Normal?

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

Just because more and more gay men are having unprotected (bareback) sex doesn't make it right! It just shows a lack of education and awareness of risk.

3 Things to Know About PrEP for HIV

Renato Barucco | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Renato Barucco

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is a fantastic opportunity -- as resource in the ever growing tool box of HIV prevention.

Family Research Council Defends Republican's Outdated Propaganda Against LGBT Community

Alvin McEwen | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

For the record, Dave Agema was not debating. He was spreading lies and distortions derived from bad sources. With free speech comes responsibilities and the main responsibility is the hope that one doesn't use his or her free speech to spread lies and deceptions.

A New Gay Health Crisis?

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Gay and lesbian couples living together report poorer health than straight married cou...

End LGBT Invisibility In Health Care Now! Do Ask, Do Tell

Sean Cahill, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Sean Cahill, Ph.D.

Asking about sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings is critical. If we want to better understand LGBT health disparities and reduce them, we must know who LGBT patients are and how to best meet their health needs.

30 Days Of Holiday LGBT Giving: Howard Brown Health Center

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Note: This holiday season, in lieu of a traditional holiday gift guide, we'll be featuring a different LGBT organization each day for our "30 Days Of ...

Strange Bedfellows: Should HIV-Positive And HIV-Negative Men Ever Have Sex With Each Other?

Daniel Vaillancourt | Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Daniel Vaillancourt

Thirty years into the epidemic the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS has greatly diminished, especially in big cities and in areas such as Palm Springs and its environs. Nevertheless, there undeniably still exists a dividing line between the pluses and the minuses.