2005 Survey of Health Care Consumers Reveals Lesbian Health Concerns
A nationwide survey found that three-quarters of lesbians, compared with half of heterosexual men and women, have delayed obtaining health care even when sickmost often because of high
health care costs and lack of adequate health insurance. The survey also found that lesbians are more than twice as likely as heterosexuals to say that bad experiences with health care
providers in the past caused them to delay obtaining health care. Twenty-seven percent of lesbians reported having had bad experiences with health care providers in the past.
Melissa Etheridge Pink Bracelet Fund
A special Breast Cancer Awareness bracelet is available in honor
of Melissa Etheridge's battle with breast cancer. The pink
bracelet has "Be Strong-MLE"® inscribed on it. All proceeds go to
the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation to aid in the fight against
According to the FBI, Sexual Orientation-Based Bias Crime Is Rising at an Alarming Rate in the United States
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