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TRANS-INCOMPETENT HEALTHCARE - A FATAL EPIDEMIC

Published to HIV Equal

“Hi, could I speak with Brittany please?”

This phone call is not how I wanted to wake up today.

Excuse me… 943 more words

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Misogyny in Fag Space: How to Have a Dick Without Being a Dick

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“Oh, lordy have mercy! A vagina just walked in the room.”

“There goes the neighborhood,” Dustin1 snarked, scrunching his face in agreement with Eric’s comment before prancing off to the bar for another cosmo. 1,105 more words

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DEALING WITH THE BURNOUT OF HIV

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It took about 15 minutes before he asked what I do for a living. Scruff dates can be awkward at first, so I was content to forgive his incessant rambling until we got settled with our drinks and could begin to relax at the coffee shop. 675 more words

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TRANS MEN: THE INVISIBLE BATTLE WITH HIV

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So there I was, sitting there in a room full of the world’s top HIV researchers, uncomfortably under-dressed in my Mr. Friendly t-shirt but not letting that stop me from asking the question I need answered. 781 more words

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Behind Closed Drawers: a FUNdraising campaign for anal cancer

When thinking about cancer, many people react with fear, confusion, sadness, and anger. Anal cancer can provoke all of these thoughts, along with additional feelings of embarrassment, uneasiness, and a sense of stigma. 363 more words

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The Gay American Smoke Out

Tobacco use in the United States has declined in recent years, according to the CDC, in both adults and high school-age adolescents. Within the spectrum of the LGBTQ community, however, the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products remains prevalent, and incredibly damaging. 340 more words

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On Alcoholism in the LGBTQ Community

Alcoholism within the LGBTQ community is an endemic problem.

Readily available, and easy to depend on to aid in feeling comfortable with the stresses of being “out”, alcohol abuse, according to The Pride Institute, 356 more words

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