Health

Survey: LGBTQIA+ Older Adults in California

LGBT Community Network is thrilled to stand alongside the statewide coalition in studying the aging experiences of LGBTQ Californians. Their voices deserve to be heard, and together we’ll advocate for a tomorrow where every senior thrives. This is California’s first statewide survey documenting the needs, hopes and priorities of mid-life and older LGBTQIA+ residents across […]

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Half of gay and bi men have reduced their sexual activity because of monkeypox

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said 98% of monkeypox cases detected since outbreaks emerged in May had been among men who have sex with men. He advised them to take action to protect themselves. Early symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion. It will often be accompanied

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Monkeypox cases in Fresno

The World Health Organization has declared Monkeypox a World Health Emergency.  The community of Fresno County should know that: Monkeypox is a rare disease and, while many people affected in the current global outbreaks identify as gay or bisexual, monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact including: Direct contact with monkeypox

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Free LGBTQ youth hiking expedition

The program provides full-tuition scholarships for highly motivated LGBTQ+ youth from under-resourced communities to attend an Outward Bound wilderness course. Outward Bound  LGBTQ+ courses are designed for LGBTQ+ teens to build community and cultivate self-efficacy through service-learning, leadership development, and self-discovery in natural environments. This course is staffed with Instructors who have lived experiences with and

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HIV PWP: Prevention With Positives

Prevention efforts to halt the spread of HIV traditionally focused on HIV-negative individuals. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a strategy centered solely on HIV-negative persons is not enough to stop HIV transmissions. The Atlanta-based CDC says it is crucial to include HIV-positive persons in efforts to reduce the risks of

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