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US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the US are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients, and 79 percent were willing […]

World Aids Day 2018: Trump’s Presidential Proclamation on AIDS Day

World Aids Day 2018: Trump’s Presidential Proclamation on AIDS Day

Donald Trump’s Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2018 – full text below: “For more than three decades, our Nation and the world have confronted the challenges posed by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Today, thanks to lifesaving medications, an HIV/AIDS diagnosis does not have to be a death sentence. […]

Video: Corina Seas – Sonic Erasure

Video: Corina Seas – Sonic Erasure

Electro-pop/R&B singer songwriter, Corina Seas, is EILE’s musical muse this morning, with one of her latest singles, Sonic Erasure. Corina’s musical inspirations include Sting and Tupac, and she gives us a unique blend of electro-pop and alt/R&B, coupled with smooth, ethereal vocals. She also studied live instrumentation and music production, and seamlessly fuses 90s’ R&B […]

Video: The West Coast Feed – Sky Pines

Video: The West Coast Feed – Sky Pines

Bouncing with big band energy, popping with optimism, and favourites of EILE, Seattle-based pop/rock/soul band, The West Coast Feed, have just released their new single, Sky Pines, which is a ‘get up on the floor’ (or dance around the kitchen) feel-good track, which will get you moving no matter how bad you feel. We’d love […]

US: Stressed bisexual women most likely to misuse opioids – Study

US: Stressed bisexual women most likely to misuse opioids – Study

Bisexual women in the United States are most likely to abuse opioids due to stress and stigma, scientists said, with 14 percent reporting misuse of drug prescriptions in the last year. The New York University School of Medicine found past-year misuse of opioids, including painkillers such as morphine and oxycodone, was lowest among heterosexuals at […]

Tanzania: US concerned by rising attacks on human rights, incl. LGBT+ rights

Tanzania: US concerned by rising attacks on human rights, incl. LGBT+ rights

(Reuters) – The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of ‘marginalised’ people such as homosexuals. President John Magufuli’s government has been criticised by opposition politicians and international rights groups, for what they say is growing authoritarianism and intolerance of dissent. The […]

Trump administration trying to define transgender out of existence -NY Times

Trump administration trying to define transgender out of existence -NY Times

(Reuters) – The government of US President, Donald Trump, is attempting to strip transgender people of official recognition, by creating a narrow definition of gender as being only male or female, and unchangeable once it is determined at birth, The New York Times reported yesterday, Sunday. The Department of Health and Human Services has undertaken […]