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FDA releases plan to ease restrictions on gay blood donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is outlining its plan to end the nation's lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual …

Cuba Has A Lung Cancer Vaccine – And The US & The Rest of The World Wants It.

On the scale of health news this story is absolutely massive.<p>Cuba, long known for it’s beaches and cigars, has long made medical research a priority. …

Gambian President Says He Will Slit Gay Men's Throats in Public Speech | VICE News

The Gambia's notorious dictator Yahya Jammeh recently intensified his anti-homosexual rhetoric, threatening to slit the throats of gay men living in the small West African nation while seeming to claim that the West could do nothing to stop him, according to a translation provided to VICE News of a …

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American College of Physicians Pushes for Transgender Rights

In response to reports that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people experience barriers to healthcare, the American College of …

Civilities: For trans people, being ‘terrified of bathrooms’ is common

<b>Q:</b> <i>My 13-year-old daughter prefers short hair and boyish clothes. Anyone meeting her assumes she’s a boy. She doesn’t mind — I wouldn’t be surprised if she someday tells me she’s trans — but it has its difficult moments. For example, a woman in line for a ladies’ room recently accosted her and</i> …