Tag: "bisexual" at medical news
Anti-gay hate crimes widespread
...sbians in the study were much more likely than the bisexual
men and women to be open about their sexual orientation. Their greater visibility probably also makes them easier targets for discrimination than bisexuals. Survey respondents were randomly selected from a panel of more than 40,000 U.S. households...
Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men
...larm about growing rates of syphilis among gay and bisexual
men. The overall number of syphilis cases in the United States fell from 50,578 in 1990 to just 7,177 in 2003 perhaps because of a nationwide prevention campaign aimed at heterosexuals. Nevertheless, gay men have seen their rates rise significantly...
Prompting men to have syphilis tests
... used humorous cartoon strips to encourage gay and bisexual
men in San Francisco to get checked for syphilis, ...he campaign had begun--in which they asked gay and bisexual
men whether they were aware of the cartoons and about their sexual health. Ahrens and colleagues ...
Healthcare providers react more positively to men than women who reveal they're gay
...land, New Zealand, surveyed 2,269 lesbian, gay and bisexual
people to discover how they felt about revealing t... "For example, people who are lesbian, gay and bisexual
are more likely to face an increased risk of suicide, depression and other mental health problems." ...
New handbook addresses lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health issues
...ealth care practitioners think about lesbian, gay, bisexual
or transgender health, they immediately conjure up...the lack of in-depth knowledge about lesbian, gay, bisexual
and transgender, or LGBT, issues by practitioners often leads to less-than-optimal delivery of healt...
Risky sex in Miami, racial influence on children's care in latest Journal of Urban Health
...th Florida annually hosts over 1.8 million gay and bisexual
visitors and is home approximately 145,000 men who have sex with men (MSM). Researchers conducted a cross-sectional study of recreational drug use and risky sexual behaviors among more than 400 MSM who live in or were vacationing in ten diverse loc...
Secret loves, hidden lives?
...ith learning difficulties who are gay, lesbian and bisexual
is being jeopardised by the failure of many servic...ople wanted support to meet other gay, lesbian and bisexual
people, go to pubs and clubs and groups and find boyfriends and girlfriends. However, the gay scene ...