LGBTQIA+: Healthy Living Out Loud

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How You Can Better Access LGBTQIA+ Friendly Healthcare

Find a healthcare provider who’s welcoming and affirming

Sex & Relationships

Understanding Gender Identity

Gender exists on a spectrum, with several gender identities to choose from

Sex & Relationships

What Is Sexual Orientation?

Sexual orientation exists on a spectrum and can result in a wide range of relationships

Words Matter


AFAB and AMAB: What the Sex You’re Assigned at Birth Means for Your Health  

Your sex assigned at birth plays some role in the types of screenings and exams you need

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Mental Health

Why Deadnaming Is Harmful

Find out what it is and why it should be avoided

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Women's Health

Defining Women’s Health

Inclusion is at the heart of women’s health

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Mental Health

What Are Microaggressions?

Their impact is anything but small

Kids and Teens

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How To Support Your Child as They Explore Their Gender Identity

Kids aren’t too young to understand or question concepts related to gender

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Mental Health

How To Handle Bullying

An expert shares how to help your child navigate school bullies

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What Are Puberty Blockers?

Find out how they’re making life a little easier for gender-diverse kids

How to Guide Your Children Through the Minefield of Sexting

How to Guide Your Children Through the Minefield of Sexting

Study shows practice is increasing among teens and tweens

Healthy Relationships

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Sex & Relationships

The Psychology of Love

How we love one another varies greatly

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Sex & Relationships

What Does It Mean To Be Asexual?

Our understanding of what it means to be asexual has blossomed

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Sex & Relationships

How To Set Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

Healthy boundaries are important to put in place for friends, family and co-workers

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Sex & Relationships

How To Spot Relationship Red Flags

Red flags can pop up early in a relationship and may lead to serious issues like domestic abuse

Transgender and Nonbinary

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Women's Health

Why Transgender Women Need to Be Concerned About High Rates of HIV

Contributing factors include racial disparities, high barriers to care and more

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Cancer Care

The Importance of Cancer Screenings in the Transgender Community

It can be difficult to qualify for certain tests

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Skin Care & Beauty

How to Bind Your Chest Safely

An LGBTQ+ care specialist talks risks, recommendations and more

Sexual Health

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Sex & Relationships

What Does “Sex Positive” Mean?

Embrace the diversity of sexual expression

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Should You Be on PrEP?

This medication can significantly lower your risk of HIV

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Sex & Relationships

What Are Poppers?

A dangerous party drug, poppers pose serious health threats

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Sex & Relationships

Is Anal Sex Safe?

Anal sex can be safe if you’re prepared for the experience