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SeniorAdvice.com Explores the Challenges of the Aging Transgender Community

SeniorAdvice.com Explores the Challenges of the Aging Transgender Community
AUSTIN, Texas, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SeniorAdvice.com, one of the nation's top senior housing referral services, released an article on the challenges and progress of the aging transgender community.  The company recognizes that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of the American population, and that the struggle for acceptance and safety among the transgender community has finally reached the national conversation.
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FREE Dental Clinic at Gannon University June 16-17

FREE Dental Clinic at Gannon University June 16-17
No insurance required! The (MOM-n-PA) is a large-scale dental clinic where dental treatment is provided at no cost to individuals who are unable to afford dental care. Treatment is provided first-come, first-served and it is expected that several hundred individuals will be attending this year's event, so please come early! Patients do not preregister. The event will be held on June 16 and June 17 at Gannon University's Recreation and Wellness Center, 130 W. Fourth St., Erie, Pa.and doors open at 6AM each day.
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Realizing Your Gifts

Recently, I went to a big, fancy dinner at a friend's house. There were about 18 people there and, as far as I know, I was the only LGBT person at the table. I was talking with this really interesting (straight) woman and the topic turned to being gay (don't ask me how). She looked me in the eye and asked me, "What is unique about being gay? What gifts do you bring to the world that straight people don't?"
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A Human Rights Analysis of HIV in the Yogyakarta Principles

May 16, 2017 - The past ten years have witnessed tremendous advances for HIV and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and intersex (LGBTI) rights globally. However, this progress does not outweigh the horrific instances of violence these groups face throughout the world, such as the targeted persecution of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya, violent crackdowns on HIV service providers for gay men and transwomen in Tanzania, and other injustices.
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LGB-Focused Resources Help Stressed Teens Cope

LGB-Focused Resources Help Stressed Teens Cope
TUCSON, Ariz. - May 15, 2017 - "It gets better." These three words have become a pop-culture mantra for struggling young people in the gay and lesbian community. Yet, simply imaging a better future - however well-intentioned the idea - is not the best coping strategy for teens dealing with stress related to their sexual orientation, and, in some cases, it may even do more harm than good, according to a new study led by University of Arizona researcher Russell Toomey.
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New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled over Five Years

Over just five years, the number of new hepatitis C virus infections reported to CDC has nearly tripled, reaching a 15-year high, according to new preliminary surveillance data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Pennsylvania LGBTQA Health Conference June 14-15, 2017 in Cranberry, PA

We would like to invite you to attend the free LGBTQA Health Conference June 14th and 15th in Cranberry Pennsylvania!  The Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and  Dr. Scout, director of LGBT Healthlink, will serve as keynote speakers for the 2 day event.  We have limited space so please RSVP at the link below as soon as possible
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