Resources for the LGBT Community

Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study

Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study

Dec 29, 2013

Psychology student (Freie Universität Berlin) searches interviewees (January & February 2014) for his diploma thesis: gay, HIV negative men in Berlin who (regularly) take (party) drugs for sex. It’s not about nicotine, alcohol, poppers or cannabis, but it’s about ecstasy (MDMA), speed, crystal (meth), mephedron, cocaine, “special K” (ketamin), LSD...

Funding for Anti Violence Program for Trans Latinas

Funding for Anti Violence Program for Trans Latinas

Sep 17, 2013

Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for Violence Prevention & Intervention Services for Monolingual Trans Latinas in the Mission The San Francisco Human Rights Commission is soliciting proposals that effectively address and eliminate the violence currently being perpetrated against transgender Latinas (“trans Latinas”) in the...

Gay Men are More at Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Gay Men are More at Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Sep 16, 2013

Men who are gay or bisexual can run a greater risk of developing an eating disorder than heterosexual men, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. What are eating disorders? The National Institute of Mental Health describes an eating disorder as “an illness that causes serious...

GAY YOUTH SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES

GAY YOUTH SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES

May 30, 2013

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUNG ADULTS SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES THAN THEIR HETEROSEXUAL PEERS The new study from Legacy, shows that LGB young adults ages 18-34 are also smoking at disproportionately high rates compared with their heterosexual counterparts. This study confirms higher rates of current tobacco use for homosexual young adults (35 percent) and bisexual young...

The First Step – Dealing with Depression

The First Step – Dealing with Depression

Apr 2, 2013

Men’s Depression – Our Mission is dedicated to Educating, Helping and Recruiting Men who suffer from many forms of depression. by Michael In response to the question “How do you stay married for so long?”, I heard someone reply “Be willing to have a few bad years.”   I believe those words could apply to almost any situation in life, and...

LGBT Health Awareness Week

LGBT Health Awareness Week

Mar 25, 2013

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius statement on LGBT Health Awareness Week Shortly after the Affordable Care Act was enacted, President Obama asked me to identify steps we could take at the Department of Health and Human Services to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. As we mark the beginning of LGBT Health...