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Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Linked to Violence, Depression

Watch: Andy Cohen Turned Away from Blood Donation Because He's Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk |
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that men who are homophobic and display traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to bully, be violent, sexual harass, and exper...

Recovery Unplugged: Maintaining Sobriety One Day at a Time

Recovery Unplugged: Maintaining Sobriety One Day at a Time

By Matthew Wexler | Aug 7
It was critical for Kasi to find a program that would not only help him get clean, but also respect and support him through his journey as a transgender man.

Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Linked to Violence, Depression

Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Linked to Violence, Depression

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 7
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that men who are homophobic and display traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to bully, be violent, sexual harass, and experience depression and suicidal thoughts.

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

Health Care Workers of Color Nearly Twice as Likely as Whites to Get COVID-19

By Christina Jewett | Aug 7
"If you think to yourself, 'Health care workers should be on equal footing in the workplace,' our study really showed that's definitely not the case," said Dr. Andrew Chan, a senior author and an epidemiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

At One Facility, Transgender Surgery is Back in Business

At One Facility, Transgender Surgery is Back in Business

Aug 7
"There's a lot of relief being back in the operating room helping patients, so many of whom have already had to wait their lifetime to be able to have these procedures," says transgender surgery pioneer Dr. Sherman Leis.

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concern in the West

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concern in the West

By Daria Litvinova | Aug 7
Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials.

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HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

HIV Knowledge Doesn't Always Change Teen Behavior: Peers Matter

Aug 5
Against the background of rising HIV incidence and disappointing behavior change interventions in Malawi, a group of researchers designed a study to identify where the gap could be.