A roundup of the latest LGBTQ health news…
How to Come Out (To Your Doctor)
Bustle provides 9 handy steps for coming out to your doctor, whether you’re queer, poly, or a sex worker. Big takeaway? Try to check if your provider is welcoming before you arrive.
American Cancer Society Outlines Their LGBT Plans
The American Cancer Society recently outlined their strategy for addressing cancer disparities in the LGBT communities. Examples of their activities? Including an LGBT focus in their newly established tobacco control center; collecting LGB (no T) data in their newest wave of the large scale Cancer Prevention Study; and funding over $3M in LGBT research since 2003.
Delinquency Differs By Sexual Orientation
A new longitudinal study looked at violent and non-violent delinquent behaviors by sexual orientation and gender. Bisexuals had the highest levels of delinquency when compared to both heterosexuals and gays/lesbians. Straight men were more delinquent than gay men but lesbians were more…
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