Tag: LGBTQ health

1. In this study, though many adolescent men who have sex with men (AMSM) reported regularly visiting a physician, a much smaller percentage of them reported being tested for HIV or even having conversations with their physician about same-sex behaviors. 2. Simply having a conversation with their physician about HIV...
1. In a cross-sectional study using national survey data of high schoolers from 2009 to 2017, there was a significant decline in suicide attempts among students with sexual minority identities, though the rate of suicide attempts remained elevated relative to heterosexual students. 2. The proportion of adolescents who identified as...
1. A systematic review found multiple studies examining the effectiveness of various behavioral, psychological, educational, pharmacologic, medical, and policy interventions on sexual and gender minority youth, all of which significantly improved mental health outcomes. 2. Some interventions studied were associated with reduced substance use and bullying victimization among sexual and...
Early evidence has suggested a strong association between HIV viral load and the risk of transmission to an HIV-negative partner, as well as a significant reduction in transmission rates with early initiation of antiretroviral therapy and viral suppression among HIV-positive partners. Previous studies have largely examined HIV transmission rates...
1. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers discovered an increase in homophobic bullying prior to passage of Proposition 8 - a law in California which restricted marriage to heterosexuals - correlating with the time during which media and public campaigns about the law were prevalent. 2. The presence of a...