It is organized into three key categories:. The stories section explores firsthand accounts of Church members who experience same-sex attraction or identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Because no story happens in isolation, the stories section also explores the experiences of families, friends, and leaders.
It is prescribed to HIV-negative adults and adolescents who are at high risk for getting HIV through sex or injection drug use. Some people taking PrEP may have side effects, like nausea, but these side effects are usually not serious and go away over time. If you are taking PrEP, tell your health care provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
NCBI Bookshelf. Lesbiangay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals experience unique health disparities. Although the acronym LGBT is used as an umbrella term, and the health needs of this community are often grouped together, each of these letters represents a distinct population with its own health concerns.
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Organizers are lobbying the City Council to endorse a nondiscrimination pledge. And a new generation of homegrown activists like Will Knight, a year-old community college English teacher, see it as their mission to increase gay visibility. The national debate over gay marriage and equality is sweeping through this deeply religious town like a spring tornado, uprooting long-held biases but also stirring a conservative backlash.
And the prevalence of people who identify as LGBT is close to five times greater among young people than among seniors. Transgender people also are at greater risk than the general population for behavioral health issues, social victimization, abuse, poverty, suicide, HIV infection, unemployment, and homelessness, Cahill says. Also, most transgender people say they experience discrimination.
Just like all other men, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men need to know how to protect their health throughout their life. For all men, heart disease and cancer are the leading causes of death. However, compared to other men, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men are additionally affected by:.
When Ruth was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 27, she was worried about what it would mean for her relationship. She shares how her experiences have taught her to be open and honest with others. I'd found a tiny lump, only a few millimetres wide. I went to the GP, who said it probably wasn't anything serious.
You can change your cookie settings at any time. Attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT travellers around the world can be very different from those in the UK. If you have a problem overseas you can ask the local British Embassy or consulate for help.