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L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Company Profile

15:20 EST 15th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

Since 1971 the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center has been building the health, advocating for the rights and enriching the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Our wide array of services and programs includes: free HIV/AIDS care and medications for those most in need; housing, food, clothing and support for homeless LGBT youth; low-cost counseling and addiction-recovery services; essential services for LGBT-parented families and seniors; legal services; health education and HIV prevention programs; transgender services; cultural arts and much more. Visit us on the Web at: www.lagaycenter.org.


News Articles [556 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Rape and Violence Higher Among Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Teens

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual high school students are more likely to be assaulted or raped on a date.

Longest Study Yet Finds Adult Kids of Lesbian Moms Are Doing Fine

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Young adults raised by lesbian moms show the same mental well-being as those who grew up with heterosexual parents, a new study suggests. The findings, published in the Jul...

Mental Health No Different for Offspring of Lesbian Parents

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- Mental health does not differ significantly between offspring with sexual minority parents from the community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) and a...

Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 -- Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults report continued problems affording care despite coverage gains offered by the Affordable Care Act, according to a study published i...

LGBQ Youth More Prone to Obesity

MONDAY, July 30, 2018 -- Rates of obesity and inactivity are higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning (LGBQ) youth than among their heterosexual peers, a new study reports. "Lesbian, gay, b...

Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at increased risk of using multiple substances

(Oregon State University) Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are at increased risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine and marijuana, a new study from Oregon State Univers...

First dementia prevalence data in lesbian, gay and bisexual older adults

(Alzheimer's Association) The first dementia prevalence data from a large population of lesbian, gay and bisexual older adults was reported today at the 2018 Alzheimer's Association International Conf...

Study: Lesbian women less likely to report receiving birth control prescription or counseling

According to a new study that used data from the National Survey of Family Growth 2006-2015, lesbian women were less likely to report receiving a birth control prescription or birth control counseling...

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PubMed Articles [606 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Care Experiences of Lesbian Women: A Metasynthesis.

Lesbian women experience discrimination within the health care system that leads many to cautiously navigate a heteronormative system. This metasynthesis offers a richer contextual understanding about...

Family violence against gay and lesbian adolescents and young people: a qualitative study.

To analyze the experiences of gay and lesbian adolescents and young people in the process of revealing sexual orientation to their families.

Substance Use Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Adolescents in the United States, 2015.

To provide current national estimates of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning (LGBQ) adolescents' (grades 9-12) substance use risks.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Obstetrician-Gynecologists' Training, Attitudes, Knowledge, and Practice.

Deficits in provider training may contribute to disparities impacting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender nonconforming (LGB-TGNC) individuals.

Experiences of a gender non-conforming lesbian in the "ladies' (rest)room".

Public restrooms in U.S. culture are highly gendered, politicized, problematic spaces. Gender non-conforming lesbians may feel especially at risk for various forms of harassment or policing by other o...

Clinical Trials [1755 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Development and Preliminary Trial of a Brief, Portable Health Intervention for Rural Sexual Minority Emerging Adults

The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of writing interventions specifically designed for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) emerging adults (ages 18-29) that are aimed at impr...

HPV Self-Sampling for Cervical Cancer Screening Among Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer (LBQ) Women

The proposed study will examine the implementation of a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) self-sampling intervention for under screened LBQ women living in South Florida. The study will enroll p...

Reaching and Treating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Cigarette Smokers

Smoking rates are significantly higher among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations compared to the general population. LGBT individuals may be at increased risk for e...

Tailored Smoking Cessation Intervention in Promoting Sexual and Gender Minority Smokers to Quit Smoking

This trial studies how well tailored smoking cessation intervention works in promoting sexual and gender minority smokers to quit smoking. A program that is specifically designed for the l...

LGBT Internet Based Smoking Treatment - 1

The overall goals of this line of research are to develop and evaluate innovative treatments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) cigarette smokers and to understand the proc...

Companies [1386 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

Since 1971 the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center has been building the health, advocating for the rights and enriching the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Our wide array of services an...

Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing

Growing Generations, LLC

Since 1996, Growing Generations has been a company passionately dedicated to the vision of creating life and, in the process, changing the world. Founded by gay and lesbian parents, our mission is sim...

Cigna Corporation and The University of Tennessee Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing, ...

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. Every day, The Trevor Project ...

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