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Despite Progress, LGBT Community Still Faces Significant Violence

The federal government has extended historic rights to the LGBT population and 18 states have given gay couples the right to marry. But despite unprecedented gains, hate crimes perpetrated against the LGBT community has risen 4.3% since 2006 according to the American Psychiatric Association (APA). 390 more words


Health Officials Urge WHO to Remove LGBT from Disease List

The newest version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will soon be released by the World Health Organization (WHO) in conjunction with the United Nations (UN), and… 360 more words



This morning I was browsing one of my favorite sites in regards to the LGBT news and events samesame.com.au, and I came across this article called “Being LGBT in Asia”, the link to the article is here  489 more words

In Atlantic City, an evening of jazz -- Chicken Bone Beach -- Photographs!



One of our favorite things to do in the summer is to go to the free jazz concert series on Thursday nights in Atlantic City.  The music is at the Pavilion, across from the Convention Center.  111 more words


Estrogen Alone Doesn’t Curb Testosterone

Male-to-female transgendered patients receiving estrogen alone won’t curb their testosterone production, a new study has found. New York State’s medical college conducted the study on one healthcare center where they found that about half of the patients receiving estradiol as part of hormone therapy experienced adequate testosterone suppression, even if accompanied by progestin says Matthew Leinung, MD, who was one of the researchers involved. 314 more words

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