Category Archives: Lesbian

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Ending Conversion Therapy – Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth

In this ground-breaking report, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) highlights the importance of ending so-called “conversion therapy” that purports to change one’s sexual orientation or gender identity and expression, especially among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) … Continue reading

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National Institutes on Health: Request for Comments on Strategic Plan for Research on Health and Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Minorities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is requesting comments on its FY2016-2020 Strategic Plan to Advance Research on the Health and Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM).  Comments may be submitted by email to <sgmhealthresearch@od.nih.gov> and are due by … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 2014 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues Report

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its 2014 report on department-wide activities focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and populations. Since 2011, HHS has issued these annual reports through its LBGT Issues Coordinating … Continue reading

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