Gender-affirming hair removal, mental health outcomes
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What The Study Did: In this analysis of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, gender-affirming hair removal procedures were associated with lower odds of past-month severe psychological distress, past-year smoking and past-year suicidal ideation.
A Canadian study reveals that lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are more likely than heterosexual youth to increase their use of cannabis following an increase in their symptoms of depression.
Students who identify as LGBTQ+ in Washington state school districts with conservative voting records reported experiencing more bullying than their peers in more politically liberal areas, according to a new study.
What The Study Did: The experiences, perspectives and needs of transgender young people in accessing health care are described in this review of 91 studies.
What The Study Did: Researchers examined the diversity and representation by race/ethnicity and sex in select health care occupations in the United States from 2000 to 2019.
Compared with heterosexual smokers, menthol cigarette smoking is higher among lesbian, gay and bisexual cigarette smokers, according to a Rutgers-led study, especially among bisexual and lesbian/gay female cigarette smokers.
New research from Megan Gandy in West Virginia University's School of Social Work suggests that faith communities can benefit LGBTQ+ individuals.
A new study published by Wiley early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, has identified unmet social needs in women with gynecologic cancer that could be addressed to improve care for patients and lessen disparities.
A new analysis of data from the Vietnam era found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual Veterans who served in the war are reporting PTSD and poorer mental health more often than their heterosexual counterparts.
In women in their mid-40s to early 50s, endometriosis--a condition in which tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus--was linked with poor work ability and more sick days, but not with unemployment or early retirement.