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New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

New Study Disproves Anti-Trans Right's Theory of 'Social Contagion'

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 8, 2022

A new study published in the prestigious medical journal Pediatrics disproves the claim from anti-LGBTQ+ pundits and politicians that youth identify as transgender out of peer pressure.

How Adult Film Industry Is Handling Monkeypox

How Adult Film Industry Is Handling Monkeypox

Aug 8, 2022

An advisory organization to the adult film industry has issued guidelines regarding monkeypox.

Spain Leads Europe in Monkeypox, Struggles to Check Spread

Spain Leads Europe in Monkeypox, Struggles to Check Spread

By Joseph Wilson and Renata Brito | Aug 8, 2022

Spain has had 4,942 confirmed cases in the three months since the start of the outbreak, which has been linked to two raves in Europe, where experts say the virus was likely spread through sex.

A Top NYC Dermatologist Answers Your Burning Sunscreen Questions

A Top NYC Dermatologist Answers Your Burning Sunscreen Questions

By Christopher Ehlers | Aug 6, 2022

New York dermatologist Dr. Marnie Nussbaum sheds some light on the most common questions surrounding sunscreen.

Many Lab Techs Refuse to Draw Blood of Monkeypox Patients, Reports CNN

Many Lab Techs Refuse to Draw Blood of Monkeypox Patients, Reports CNN

Aug 6, 2022

As the spread of monkeypox grows, an unexpected obstacle has occurred in terms testing needs: Lab techs refusing to take blood of monkeypox patients.

Andy Cohen Speaks Out against Anti-Gay Monkeypox Stigma

Andy Cohen Speaks Out against Anti-Gay Monkeypox Stigma

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5, 2022

Some will want to weaponize the monkeypox outbreak to further stigmatize gay and bisexual men. Andy Cohen says: Don't do it.

UK: 'Early Signs' that Monkeypox Outbreak May be Peaking

UK: 'Early Signs' that Monkeypox Outbreak May be Peaking

By Maria Cheng | Aug 5, 2022

British health authorities said Friday the monkeypox outbreak across the country may be peaking and that the epidemic's growth rate has slowed.

A Virologist Answers Questions about Monkeypox Vaccinations

A Virologist Answers Questions about Monkeypox Vaccinations

Aug 5, 2022

With the outbreak having bloomed to thousands of infections, the U.S. declared monkeypox a national public health emergency. Are vaccines effective? Who can get them? A virologist answers six questions.

Polio Fears Rise in New York amid Possible Community Spread

Polio Fears Rise in New York amid Possible Community Spread

Aug 5, 2022

New York state health officials issued a more urgent call Thursday for unvaccinated children and adults to get inoculated against polio, citing new evidence of possible "community spread" of the dangerous virus.

Why is Insulin so Expensive and Difficult to Cap?

Why is Insulin so Expensive and Difficult to Cap?

By Amanda Seitz | Aug 5, 2022

Reining in the soaring prices of insulin has thus far been elusive in Congress, although Democrats say they'll try again — as part of their economic package that focuses on health and climate.

US to Declare Health Emergency over Monkeypox Outbreak

US to Declare Health Emergency over Monkeypox Outbreak

By Zeke Miller, Mike Stobbe and Michael Balsamo | Aug 4, 2022

The U.S. will declare a public health emergency to bolster the federal response to the outbreak of monkeypox that already has infected more than 6,600 Americans, two people familiar with the matter said Thursday.

Africa CDC Says Gay Sex 'Not Relevant' in Monkeypox There

Africa CDC Says Gay Sex 'Not Relevant' in Monkeypox There

By Cara Anna | Aug 4, 2022

Africa's public health agency says it doesn't know how many of the continent's reported monkeypox cases this year are in men who have sex with men, and it warned against "any stigmatization" that might delay case reporting and affect the outbreak response

Judge: West Virginia Medicaid Must Cover Transgender Care

Judge: West Virginia Medicaid Must Cover Transgender Care

By John Raby | Aug 4, 2022

West Virginia's Medicaid program must provide coverage for gender-confirming care for transgender residents, a federal judge ruled.

LA Gay Sex Clubs, Bathhouses Host Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics

LA Gay Sex Clubs, Bathhouses Host Monkeypox Vaccination Clinics

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 3, 2022

As California declares State of Emergency over monkeypox outbreak, local health centers hope to get the vaccines to gay men at risk.

'Monkeypox is No Joke,' Says Adult Performer Silver Steele. Wouldn't Wish on 'Worst Enemy'

'Monkeypox is No Joke,' Says Adult Performer Silver Steele. Wouldn't Wish on 'Worst Enemy'

Aug 3, 2022

When adult actor Silver Steele discovered he had monkeypox, he chose to share his journey on social media to make others aware of his progress.

Number of Uninsured Americans Drops to Record Low

Number of Uninsured Americans Drops to Record Low

By Amada Seitz | Aug 3, 2022

The number of people living in America without health insurance coverage hit an all-time low of 8 percent this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday.

Monkeypox: an Expert Explains What Gay And Bisexual Men Need To Know

Monkeypox: an Expert Explains What Gay And Bisexual Men Need To Know

Aug 2, 2022

Since early May, more than 23,000 cases of monkeypox have been reported worldwide. This is the largest ever global outbreak of the disease. Read what you need to know about it.

Biden Names FEMA, CDC Officials to Head Monkeypox Response

Biden Names FEMA, CDC Officials to Head Monkeypox Response

By Zeke Miller | Aug 2, 2022

President Joe Biden is set to name top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to serve as the White House coordinators to combat the growing monkeypox outbreak.

California Governor Declares Monkeypox State of Emergency

California Governor Declares Monkeypox State of Emergency

By Don Thompson | Aug 2, 2022

California's governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step.

Even Simple Exercise May Help Aging Brain, Study Hints

Even Simple Exercise May Help Aging Brain, Study Hints

By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 2, 2022

New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems.

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