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Study Shows Positive Psychological Effects of Hormone Therapy in Transgender Individuals

Transgender individuals may experience significant improvement in psychological functioning after as little as 3–6 months of hormone therapy, with improved quality of life reported within 12 months of initiating therapy by both female-to-male and male-to-female transgender individuals, according to an article published in Transgender Health, a new peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,(…)

Report: Unprecedented Onslaught of State Legislation Targeting Trans Americans

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a report detailing an alarming onslaught of legislation nationwide targeting transgender people, and particularly children. An unprecedented 44 anti-transgender bills are being considered in 16 states, and the quantity of these harmful bills is as striking as their diversity: some undercut the ability of transgender people to access gender-affirming health care;(…)

Study Finds Testosterone Improves Sexual Activity, Walking, Mood in Men 65+

  As men age, their testosterone levels decrease, but prior studies of the effects of administering supplements of the hormone to older men have been inconclusive. Now, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and 12 other medical centers in the United States have shown that testosterone treatment for men over the(…)

Vimeo and Here Media to partner on LGBT programming

Today, Here Media, the world’s leading LGBT media and marketing strategy firm, and video streaming platform, Vimeo partnered on a new initiative to spotlight the groundbreaking work being created by LGBT filmmakers. The partnership extends Vimeo’s commitment to diversity in the LGBT space with an investment in quality LGBT programming. The deal also allows Vimeo(…)

Out Leadership Announces OutWOMEN Initiative for Senior LGBT Women in Business

Out Leadership, a global business advisory organization, today announced the launch of OutWOMEN, an initiative that champions the success of senior LGBT women in business. Beth Brooke-Marciniak, global vice chair of public policy, EY and a member of Out Leadership’s Global Advisory Board, and Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapeutics, will co-chair the inaugural OutWOMEN(…)

Groundbreaking Tax Guide launched to help LGBTQ taxpayers

The National LGBTQ Task Force has launched a groundbreaking income tax preparation guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. The new taxpayer resource is intended to guide LGBTQ people with questions they might want to ask when sitting in front of their tax preparer or program. The first-of-its-kind guide translates complicated income(…)