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LGBTQ-Affirmative Addiction Treatment: What It Is, Why It’s Important, And How Clinicians Can Implement It

With Contributions From Michael Pezzulo, LMFT What Is LGBTQ-Affirmative Addiction Treatment? LGBTQ-affirmative addiction treatment addresses the unique needs of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning. Instead of treating these individuals as outsiders, LGBTQ-affirmative treatment… Read More

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5 Tips To Help LGBTQ People Stay Sober During The Holidays

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States reported that it makes more than 25% of its profits between Thanksgiving and New Years. It seems like a huge percentage, but it makes sense when you think about how… Read More

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Transgender People Suffer From Drug and Alcohol Addiction More Than Anyone Else. Here’s Why.

Addiction is destroying the LGBTQ community. In fact, about 30% of LGBTQ people report abusing drugs and/or alcohol. Thanks to decades of research, we know LGBTQ people are more likely to suffer from addiction than their straight counterparts… Read More

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A Quarter Of LGBTQ People Suffer From Alcoholism—So Why’s Everyone Ignoring It?

Google “LGBTQ Addiction” and you’ll find information about all kinds of drugs devastating the community. Opioids and meth come up most frequently, but you’ll have a tough time finding information about one of the most common drugs LGBTQ… Read More

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5 Things LGBTQ People Could Lose In The 2020 Election

The results of the 2020 presidential election are important for all Americans, but they’re vital for LGBTQ people and their allies.  Since taking office in 2017, Trump’s administration has taken away countless rights and protections for trans people…. Read More

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4 Reasons Coming Out Is Good For LGBTQ Mental Health

Coming out is a rite of passage for members of the LGBTQ community. But what if it were more than just a milestone? That’s the question researchers at the University of Montreal wanted to answer in their 2013… Read More

Gay Men Hijack Proud Boys Hashtag on Twitter

The Gays are taking over Twitter. On Saturday night and into Sunday, gay men flooded Twitter with family photos, memes and gay dancing videos accompanied by #ProudBoys in order to reclaim the hashtag from the far-right, neo-fascist organization… Read More

4 Times J.K. Rowling Was Wrong About Trans Rights

J.K. Rowling is at it again. The famed Harry Potter author’s anti-trans views are once more front-page news.   This time, it’s her work that’s under fire. Troubled Blood, Rowling’s newest crime novel, features a murderous crossdressing man accused… Read More

5 Reasons Ruth Bader Ginsburg Was A Champion for LGBTQ Rights

During her 27-year term on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg proved a powerful ally to the LGBTQ community time and again.  From her early decisions that struck down discrimination based on sexual orientation, to the time she… Read More

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