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Today is GLSEN’s Day of Silence

LGBT Youth and Allies Participate in GLSEN Day of Silence

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
GLSEN helps keeps kids safe with the 19th Annual Day of Silence, an event that raises awareness against the impact of bullying on LGBT youth.

The No-Excuse Zone

By Blake Beckcom | Apr 8
You have entered the"No-Excuse Zone."The time to stop making excuses and start making time for you and your health is now.

Licensed acupuncturist and board-certified herbalist Sandra Gray

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

By Patricio Maya Solis | Apr 8
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.

Cornell University graduate student, Michael Smith

Scientific Study: Bee Sting on the Penis Hurts Less Than on the Lip

By EDGE | Apr 7
A Cornell University student deliberately subjected himself to weeks of bee stings on various parts of his body, including his penis and testicles, in an attempt to determine which part of the anatomy is most sensitive to pain.

’101’ Vagina is coming to a bookstore near you!

"101 Vagina" Goes on National Book Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
Photographer Philip Werner has compiled 101 black and white photos of women’s vaginas, with a message, story or poem written by the subject to accompany the photo. The result is the profound and cheeky "101 Vaginas."

GOP Seeks Coverage Choices in Health Care Law They Hate

By David Espo | Apr 6
At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Obama’s health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

Author, AIDS activist, and entrepreneur Sean Strub, left talked with Let s Kick ASS (AIDS Survivor Syndrome) co-founder Tez Anderson when he was in San Francisco earlier this year to discuss his memoir, ’Body Counts.’

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors

By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 6
Three decades ago, Tez Anderson learned he was HIV-positive and watched countless friends, lovers, and associates be felled by AIDS. The traumas exacted a psychological toll as he aged.

Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

3 Gay Men Die Of Meningitis Infections

By Christopher Weber | Apr 5
In the heart of close-knit gay community, Luke Martel reflects the feelings of many when it comes to a strain of meningitis that has killed three gay men this year in Los Angeles County: He’s concerned but not overly so.

This chart shows rates of DV in college people

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.