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Article ID: 691779

UC San Diego Health Named "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality"

University of California San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health has been named a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization.

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27-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 691727

APA Statement Regarding Transgender Individuals Serving in Military

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON -- Following is a statement by Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, regarding President Trump’s placing new limits on transgender individuals serving in the military:

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26-Mar-2018 2:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691399

Texas Tech Hosts Big 12 LGBTQIA & Allies Summit

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University’s Office of LGBTQIA will host the first Big 12 LGBTQIA & Allies Summit Friday through Sunday (March 23-25). The summit will bring together college students, faculty, staff and community members who are committed to inclusion, access and equity within higher education.

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19-Mar-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 690750

Wellesley College Presents the First-of-Its-Kind Convening of the World’s Most Influential Voices in African Women’s Leadership

Wellesley College

Wellesley College, widely recognized as the world’s premier college for women, will present The African Women’s Leadership Conference, a first-of-its-kind gathering in the United States of some of the most influential voices in African women’s leadership—from education and politics to health and technology, entertainment, and the law.

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7-Mar-2018 5:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 690758

Bullying Based on Stigma Has Especially Damaging Effects

University of Delaware

In a new study, two professors are looking at bullying based on stigma – where one is treated unfairly or unjustly due to one's race, sexual orientation, gender, or other characteristic – and examining the methods used to prevent this type of bullying and address it when it happens.

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7-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST
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    28-Feb-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 690094

Records Study Suggests Gender Affirming Surgeries On The Rise Along with Insurance Coverage

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a national medical records analysis, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say there is evidence that the number of gender affirming surgeries performed in hospitals for transgender individuals is on the rise, along with increased access made possible by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance coverage for the procedures.

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26-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689864

Latest Palliative Care Findings on Caregiver Depression, LGBT Partners, Moral Distress

Loyola University Health System

Caregivers of patients with long critical illnesses experience high and persistent rates of depression. Losing a partner can be especially stressful for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Resident physicians experience moral distress when they administer futile treatments at the end of life.

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20-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 681585

Find the Expert You Need in the Newswise Expert Directory

Newswise

Need an expert in a hurry? Need to pitch an expert in a hurry? Find experts and manage your experts in the Newswise Expert Directory. Our database of experts is growing daily. Search by institution, name, subject, keywords, and place.

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16-Feb-2018 2:50 PM EST
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Article ID: 689648

Romantic Relationships Buffer Gay and Lesbian Youth From Psychological Distress

Northwestern University

Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when they were in a relationship than when they were not, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study conducted in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati.The finding is particularly important because prior research has not found a protective effect like this for support from parents and friends.

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15-Feb-2018 3:20 PM EST
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Article ID: 688707

Complications of Reconstruction Surgery Differ for Transgender Patients

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The risks of penile reconstruction surgery (phalloplasty) appear higher in female-to-male transgender (transmale) patients undergoing gender confirmation surgery, compared to native male (cismale) patients undergoing phalloplasty for other reasons, reports a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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30-Jan-2018 4:35 PM EST
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