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Revisions to the DSM and What It Means for Transgender Individuals

Last week the Associated Press reported that the Board of Trustees for the American Psychiatric Association (APA) approved revisions to the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Revisions include the replacement of Gender Identity Disorder with Gender … Continue reading

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This Week’s Health and Justice Events and Initiatives

This week is the Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, sponsored by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice. More about the week of action via LatinaInstitute.org: Even as Latinas continue to face unprecedented attacks on the health of … Continue reading

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If You Have a Uterus and Health Insurance, President’s Obama’s Reform Law Effects You!

President Obama’s health care reform law requires health insurance companies to provide no co-pay (in other words: free) contraception as of August 1, 2012. Besides contraception, the Affordable Care Act includes coverage for other services including annual well woman visits, … Continue reading

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How Can Recent Health Care Reforms Benefit You?

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Take the Test, Take Control

Do you know your status? Today is National HIV Testing Day! National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual campaign coordinated by the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

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Men Making Change

Have you noticed that our website header features only men this month? June is International Men’s Month, and SBAI is celebrating by recognizing men who have changed the ways in which individuals, employers, government, the media, and academia think about … Continue reading

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