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Depression, cutting and facing your parents about bisexuality

Depression, cutting and facing your parents about bisexuality

Question asked by Kelsey (14 years old woman from United States of America, United States of America)

Question answered on March 9, 2009 by

Sorted in Abuse, Depression, Questions

Hello Kelsey, I can see how this must be such a difficult and confusing time for you. The most important thing is that you were brave enough to ask for help. That is such a huge step to take. Most adults can't even do that. Therapy does take time. And finding a therapy that ... Read more.
I have a few problems and I want someone to listen to me !

I have a few problems and I want someone to listen to me !

Question asked by sweetapplecandy2009 (15 years old woman)

Question answered on March 1, 2009 by

Sorted in Alienation, Questions, Loneliness

Dear SweetAppleCandy, First of all, I want to tell you I am sorry for having taken so long to answer your question. It has nothing to do with you. The situation you describe seems to be very sad. You seem to suffer from loneliness and misunderstanding from your parents. From what you ... Read more.
How do I keep my boyfriend though I’m insecure?

How do I keep my boyfriend though I’m insecure?

Question asked by Angel (23 years old homosexual woman from Philippines, Philippines)

Question answered on February 26, 2009 by

Sorted in Self-esteem, Questions, Relationships

Hello Angel, Thank you for writing in to us at AlterHéros. It seems that you are in a pretty difficult situation right now. From your letter, it sounds like you are happy with your boyfriend but you feel insecure about your relationship with him when you compare it to ... Read more.
Lesbian case refusal risks diagnosis of prejudice

Lesbian case refusal risks diagnosis of prejudice

About 30 years ago, gay men who contracted a mysterious disease called AIDS sometimes faced particularly cruel discrimination. "In those days, you would have found people dying of AIDS in hospital, and you would find nurses effectively telling them this is what you deserve for your lifestyle," says Udo Schuklenk, Ontario research chairman in bioethics […]

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Gay men likely to be highly sexually experienced before willing to obtain HPV vaccine

Gay men likely to be highly sexually experienced before willing to obtain HPV vaccine

Gay men will have a high level of sexual experience before they are willing to disclose their sexuality to healthcare providers so they can obtain a vaccine for human papilloma virus, an Australian study published in the online edition of Sexually Transmitted Infections has shown. This could mean that many gay men would already have […]

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New test designed to detect anal cancer in gay men

New test designed to detect anal cancer in gay men

British scientists have developed a new test to detect early signs of anal cancer. The disease is estimated to affect 37 per 100,000 gay men, a similar rate to cervical cancer in women before the introduction of the smear test. For gay men who are HIV-positive, the incidence is about twice as great – around […]

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Why Some With HIV Never Get AIDS Even Without Treatment

Why Some With HIV Never Get AIDS Even Without Treatment

Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have compelling evidence that some people with HIV who for years and even decades show extremely low levels of the virus in their blood never progress to full-blown AIDS and remain symptom free even without treatment, probably do so because of the strength of their immune systems, not any […]

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Loneliness

Loneliness

This poem is about how lonely you can feel in this world even if your surrounded by others and how others don’t take the time to smile or say hello or give you a hug.
For comments send to itsmedenis@hotmail.com and put AlterHéros (animation@alterheros.com) in subjet. Thank you!

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Doctor, when will you stop assuming that we’re heterosexual?

Doctor, when will you stop assuming that we’re heterosexual?

Directive was sent this week to all Canadian doctors: Not all your patients are heterosexual! Bravo! A worthy awareness on the part of paediatricians! So now chances are that our doctor will not assume us to be sexually inclined towards the opposite sex.

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I am gay and I am criticized in my country-help me!

I am gay and I am criticized in my country-help me!

Question asked by Anomynous (20 years old homosexual man from Tunisia, Tunisia)

Question answered on August 26, 2008 by

Sorted in Depression, Gay & Lesbian, Questions

Hello! Thank you for your question. I believe there are many other young people in a similar situation in Africa, the Emirates, China and other countries where free speech and human rights are a challenge. According to Amnesty International and other groups concerned with social and human- based issues, I found that ... Read more.
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