• Blog post: 2 Big LGBT Health Updates - Sept. 9/13

    Sep 13, 2011 / Posted by Christina2 comments

    2 Big LGBT Health Updates - Sept. 9/13

    The last week or so has been a busy one for LGBT health issues.

    Update #1: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new guidelines reinforcing same-sex couples on hospital visitation rights. Originally in 2010 guidelines had been announced that allowed a patient to designate a same sex ...

  • Blog post: Queering Health Issues

    Sep 07, 2011 / Posted by Christina0 comments

    Queering Health Issues

    "Queering" or reexaming a topic from a queer or LGBT lense is nothing new. However, instead of "queering" pop culture (ala topics like Sex in the City) we should apply this concept to health issues.

    As someone who trains healthcare providers about the healthcare issues affecting the LGBT community I ...

  • Blog post: National Suicide Prevention Week

    Sep 07, 2011 / Posted by Christopher0 comments

    National Suicide Prevention Week

    September 4th-10th is National Suicide Prevention Week. Each year this week is dedicated to awareness of resources and prevention efforts surrounding suicide.
    This year National Suicide Prevention Week comes on the heels of the release of results from a large study from the CDC. 
    This study indicated that nearly 50 ...

  • Blog post: Sex Toys: What's your opinion?

    Aug 25, 2011 / Posted by Christina33 comments

    Sex Toys: What's your opinion?

    Love 'em or hate 'em, everybody has an opinion about sex toys. We want to get your thoughts.

    Do they have a place in your bedroom? Are they strictly for "solo" time or do you use them with your partner?

    If you want more information about sex toys, there's ...

  • Blog post: Your Guide to FTM Gender Affirming Surgery with Dr. Kathy Rumer

    Aug 25, 2011 / Posted by Guest14 comments

    Your Guide to FTM Gender Affirming Surgery with Dr. Kathy Rumer

    Recently a member of the everybodysgood.com team had the honor of interviewing Kathy L. Rumer, D.O. She is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for gender variant individuals.  She is the founder of Delaware Valley Aesthetics, where she works with ...

  • Blog post: Massage Therapy – An Important Health Resource for LGBT People?

    Aug 11, 2011 / Posted by Guest55 comments

    Massage Therapy – An Important Health Resource for LGBT People?

    This will be the introductory blog for Colin Coffey. He is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and owner of Renewing-Massage (www.renewing-massage.com). He will be joining us for a series of three posts on holistic health options.

    I started receiving massage therapy in London when I was ...

  • Blog post: New Insight Into Experience of LB Latinas

    Aug 11, 2011 / Posted by Christina10 comments

    New Insight Into Experience of LB Latinas

    Last week Mujeres Latinas en Accion, a Latina advocacy organization, and Amigas Latinas, a support agency for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning Latinas, released a study that provides insight in the identities and experiences of LGBT latinas. The study sample included 300 women within the Chicago area.

    While the ...

  • Blog post: DUDE: A Zine for Transmen & Their Partners

    Aug 04, 2011 / Posted by Christina7 comments

    DUDE: A Zine for Transmen & Their Partners

    Recently thanks to Twitter I stumbled onto this great new zine, DUDE. According to its manifesto "DUDE' s aim is to enable trans guys to have more hot safe sex in more places with more people."

    The site includes all kinds of information ranging from "Trans 101" information to info ...

  • Blog post: New Poll: Thoughts on "monogamish"?

    Aug 03, 2011 / Posted by Christina0 comments

    New Poll: Thoughts on "monogamish"?

    Recently Dan Savage coined the term "monogamish" to describe couples who are monogymous most of the time. The rules around couples monogamy or breaks from monogamy differ across couples. However, Dan Savage's message around the issue is that having a "monogamish" relationship is a realistic way to acknowledge each ...

  • Blog post: Obama Might Let Mama Marry Mama? - DOMA Update

    Jul 20, 2011 / Posted by Christina4 comments

    Obama Might Let Mama Marry Mama? - DOMA Update

    Soooo it looks like President Obama is finally following through with the committment he made to the LGBT community to work to actively repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). DOMA prevents legally married same-sex couples from filing joint federal income taxes while claiming certain deductions, receiving spousal benefits under ...