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Have your say on reproductive services in Scotland

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This week is National LBT Women’s Health Week and the Equality Network are seeking views on reproductive and and fertility services in Scotland. Bisexual, lesbian and trans women experience significant health inequalities compared to the wider population, and the survey will help inform the Network’s work to change that. “We’ve had a great response to our survey on LGBTI people’s […]

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Coming out to your doctor

American equality campaign group the Human Rights Coalition are marking Bi Health Awareness Month with a new publication, “Coming Out As Bisexual To Your Doctor”. While the US and UK health systems are markedly different there are still plenty of tips relevant to bis over here. The HRC say: One of the keys to good health care is being open […]

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It’s Bi Health Month

The Bisexual Resource Center (BRC), America’s oldest national bisexual organisation,  have launched the 6th annual Bisexual Health Awareness Month (#BiHealthMonth) social media campaign which will run throughout March 2019. You can learn more about #BiHealthMonth at https://bihealthmonth.org/ #BiHealthMonth, founded and led annually by the BRC, raises awareness about the bisexual+ (bi, pansexual, fluid, queer, etc.) community’s social, economic, and health […]

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More teens to get HPV vaccine

The HPV vaccine, which as we reported recently has been getting great results in improving the health of young people, is to be rolled out further. Until now it has only been issued to young women from the ages of 12 or 13, but is now to be rolled out to young people in senior schools regardless of gender. That’s […]

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European Parliament talks LGBTI health

This coming Wednesday, 26 April, from 13:00 – 14:30 local time, the European Parliament’s “Intergroup on LGBTI Rights” (its LGBTI equalities subcommittee) will host a roundtable discussion on health inequalities experienced by LGBTI people in Europe. Stigma, prejudice and discrimination against LGBTI people remain widespread and affect access to health services. The extensive LGBT survey conducted by the EU’s Fundamental […]

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