The expanded guidelines could improve opportunities for single and LGBTQIA+ people.
LGBTQ+ discrimination in healthcare is prevalent. More so than for cishet patients.
While many sexual preferences can be fluid, an abrosexual person can change quickly and often.
Queer people have always been part of society, but polls show more people being open about it.
The first ban on transition healthcare for trans youth is also the first ban to be overturned.
These decisions partially buck a recent trend of restrictive gender-affirming care laws.
The nonprofit organization released a historic national emergency declaration on June 5.
People who fall into this spectrum occasionally 'flex' for partners of the same sex.
In a Q&A, she talks about the show, exploring 'scary' subjects and working with Cara Delevingne.
In a Q&A, she talks about the show, exploring 'scary' subjects and working with Cara Delevingne.
Here's what you should know about the commonly misunderstood romantic identity.
What if sex ed wasn't all about prevention and shame?
If making love is on your to-do list during a trip, do your research and maintain safety.
If making love is on your to-do list during a trip, do your research and maintain safety.
Hollywood is moving away from stereotypical trans roles. That's a good thing.
The desire for a family is more complicated for queer couples than for others.
Learning the meaning of comphet might lead you to asking yourself some tough questions.
Equality in treatment is vital for queer people who experience anorexia, bulimia and more.
Cartoons with LGBT characters complicate the media giant's decades-long role in culture wars.
Viewers want authenticity, even when it's not all that pretty.
These benevolent partners simply live to serve their grateful bottoms.
You deserve comprehensive and compassionate care regardless of your sexuality.
The challenge to overturn 'freeze-frame' policies is a long—but not impossible—road.
I've always been at least a little gay, but my queer identity has opened avenues of exploration.
What queer imposter syndrome is and how to handle it.
For guys, taking the pill won't prevent pregnancy, but it may produce side effects.
Anyone with the gland is at risk for the disease, but trans people may face unique challenges.
Thigh jobs have a surprisingly long history, and plenty of popularity in the present.
Creativity doesn't have to take a back seat to pleasure.
Are lesbians rushing into commitment or just letting their relationship run its course?
Are lesbians rushing into commitment or just letting their relationship run its course?
Stereotypes be damned: My pride is not for your pleasure, and I'm going to let my flag fly.
My vagina had a 'Do not enter' sign. Coming out eased the pain, physically and emotionally.
Verbal and nonverbal means demonstrate an affirming stance toward LGBTQIA+ identities.
I projected my attraction onto characters like me—even though they were straight.
Nobody deserves to be disrespected by a medical provider. Some doctors need further education.
While similar, these three identities differ on the spectrum of sexual orientation.
My childhood trauma and experiences have greatly influenced my sexual journey.
When endo is called a woman's disease, transgender men get left behind.
The U.S. campaign against substance use has morphed over the past 50 years.
The first baby born from IVF in the U.S. just turned 40, and so much has changed since 1981.
There's a gap for women, but keeping track may allow you to be more in touch with your pleasure.
Not wanting to be touched sexually is a valid boundary worthy of respect.
This 2015 film is about much more than transgender living.
Feeling joy for others may just be a polyamory trend, or it could be a path to a whole new you.
Having a baby helped me realize how much I needed my gender transition.
Reevaluate your expectations of sex to make it less of a competition and more about intimacy.
Mutual attraction can be nice but it's not the be-all and end-all of intimate partnerships.
Mutual attraction can be nice but it's not the be-all and end-all of intimate partnerships.
Mutual attraction can be nice but it's not the be-all and end-all of intimate partnerships.
Polyamorous creators hope to improve representation, even with hurdles ahead.
…And what parents and teachers can do to help.
An almost-complete primer of LGBTQIA+ slang and terminology.
Dr. James Barry's medical achievements were revolutionary but overshadowed by gender scandal.
Finally, commerce and pop culture are catching up.
Yes, evidence suggests pre-exposure prophylactics will still do the job.
While researchers found it to be more serious and contagious, its spread has largely slowed.
If it's been proven both ineffective and harmful, why is it still in practice?
A revelation about a biological parent throws it all into question.
When will the medical community stop pathologizing this sexuality?
A supportive doctor can mean better communication and better overall health outcomes.
Family planning isn't just for straight couples.
Sex may be evident at birth, but only you can be sure of your own identity.
You may get equal rights but not the same opportunities everywhere in the U.S.
The power lies in subverting pop culture tropes about love and sex.
The past and future of LGBTQIA+ rights depend on each other.
Having your backside checked regularly might just save your life.
It can be intimidating to start from scratch, so we asked some family doctors to help out...
Demystify the gaps in sex ed, and learn practical solutions to keep you safe.
Ahead of a new memoir, the actor and author shared his previously private relationship status.
The film offers an exploration of gender through violence and body horror.
While Ruby has been out since last year, the family has only recently been public about it.
The actor told The London Times he's still learning how to navigate married life.
HB25 forces children to compete on teams misaligned with their gender identity.
Bass says he's 'never been so happy' after his first five days with his children.
There's an internal dynamism to this identity that has been around a lot longer than you think.
After eight years, he's speaking out on the diagnosis shared with more than a million Americans.
How the demands and failings of a strict religion affected a gender-questioning child.
On the latest 'Cardi Tries,' two icons celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
People who feel they came out 'late' seem to have something in common.
This unfortunate phenomenon may come for you and your relationship.
Like most things in life, getting gender-affirming care isn't always easy, but it is worth it.
Ready to explore? Learn how to experiment with your sexual identity—the kind way.
Female bodies are only as mysterious as you make them, even if you have one yourself.
Straight couples have a responsibility to treat their third wheels with respect.
Not all stigmatization is discrimination, but the connection is clear.
Prevent or safely handle an asymptomatic infection with a bit of health management.
Combat gender dysphoria while keeping your health in mind.
After the momentous victory of marriage equality, are same-sex couples prepared to break up?
Without critical learning experiences, LGBTQIA+ folks face unique challenges coming of age.
In the name of public health, some states may be disproportionately targeting minorities.
From mood swings to shifting sex drives, the first few months can complicate your social life.
The HIV/AIDS epidemic was poised to ruin America's sex drive. Along came the Queen of Pop.
One percent of the population is often left out of conversations about sex and gender identity.
Transitioning from male to female can be a long journey—here's what you need to know.
Despite some progress, discrimination continues to play out in sexual healthcare.
The fight for sexual liberation can include all, as long as we remember who we're fighting for.
Transitioning from female to male can be a long journey. Here's what you need to know.
Two lesbian couples discuss the ins and outs of pregnancy.
Once stereotyped, lesbian characters are finally receiving more accurate representation on TV.
Once we understood our mismatched needs, we were able to reframe and rebuild the relationship.
How changing your mindset can help you escape a cycle of unhappy relationships.
Mutual attraction won't solve everything when it comes to trans sex: You have to talk it out.
It may represent entertainment for many, but for me, drag was a revelation.
When you have a gay daughter—who uses TikTok—the standard sex talk isn't going to cut it.
If you date at all, you can use a dating app, especially with the range of options available.
Intersex variations can impact sex lives in a range of ways.
Intersex variations can impact sex lives in a range of ways.
How are you celebrating this year?
This warm, hazy glow of affirmation is easier to unlock than you think.
Having the same beauty standards can lead to comparison, but education and therapy help.
Despite being stereotyped as promiscuous, some LGBTQ people are embracing abstinence.
It’s a huge change for both parents, so you’ll need to support each other.
The two identities often come in conflict with one another at their points of intersection.
Gone are the days when sapphic films were joyously curious about sex.
Millennials and Gen Z are acknowledging sexual fluidity in ways prior generations have not.
Queer dating can be a shortcut to better communication and firmer boundaries.
Safe sex and regular checkups are crucial, even when a penis isn’t involved.
We change and grow over time, and even day to day. For some people, this includes gender.
While often confused for one another, the two sexual identities are distinct.
Whether it’s a different sex drive or sexual preference, you can still stay on the same page.
Recreational use is one thing, but younger guys who need ED meds may have other issues.
If you need to bond with someone before being sexually attracted, you might be demisexual.
While some think bisexuality is made up, science says an attraction to both genders is very real
Though the process may be difficult, it’s never too late to be who you truly are.
Sometimes, exploring your desires can lead to questions about your sexuality—and that's OK.
You might think a domestic partnership is just marriage without the baggage. You'd be wrong.
Young adults are upsetting sexual norms and changing how older generations talk about sex.
The rise of STDs in gay and bisexual men creates more risk for HIV and other complications.
Drag queens? Transgender people? Femboys? What's the difference?
I'd already come out. Did I have to come out again—as bisexual—and how would that be received?
What do you need to know about FTM transitioning and masculinizing hormone therapy?
Though LGBTQIA+ people have come far in public acceptance, there's still a lot of work ahead.
You're never too old to live the life you were meant to live.
Raising a child can be one of life's great joys, but presents challenges for people who identify
This is definitely not your grandmother's sex-therapy session.
Standard sex ed, especially in regard to nontraditional identity models, doesn't measure up.
While the trans community has made strides, it continues to face discrimination and violence.
Get comfortable talking about consent, sexual preferences and bodies with your companion.
Insemination kits offer a convenient option for infertile couples and others who want children.
'Whenever you want to' is always the right time for coming out.
Excluding LGBTQIA+ concerns in medicine can leave trans people hurting.
ED affects millions of men, across sexualities, and treatment is available for any and all.
Wielding a strap-on can help change gender norms in the bedroom.
The show's big dick montage has helped normalize the flaccid penis.
Educators weigh the pros and cons of taking this complicated conversation virtual.
Learning about new ideas is great, but there’s a right and a wrong way to do so.
Coming out as bi is a big step. Find out how to do it with self-confidence and pride.
Times and people change. The gentlemanly thing to do is to keep up.
What do the success rates advertised by IVF clinics actually mean for prospective patients?
I’m navigating a gender transition in my relationship, and you can, too.
You don’t have to be polyamorous to take advantage of some poly-centric tips.
No, not everyone feels sexual attraction. Asexuality is as normal as any sexual orientation.
Hormone replacement therapy comes with obstacles. Take it from someone who’s been there.
As gender diversity increases, pronoun use has adapted. Find out how to be more inclusive.
Transgender individuals aren’t 'other people.' They can be your loved ones, so support them.
Romance novels make it appear sex should last all day. What does the data say?
Success in the dating app world depends on the app. Use our tips to choose wisely and safely.
IVF costs vary greatly, but it’s not out of reach for people serious about starting a family.
Thanks to embryo cryopreservation, you can safely put your future offspring on ice.
Need to know how to use ‘he/they’ or ‘she/ze’ pronouns? Our tutorial will get you started.
If you’re starting HRT, here’s how to make sure your sex life doesn’t suffer.
Let’s discuss all the reasons you might decide to freeze your eggs.