Health inequalities continue to disadvantage older LGBTQI people, report finds

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“LGBT people aged 50+ have poorer self-rated health and are more likely to have other conditions that impact their wellbeing” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Older LGBTQI people continue to experience poorer health outcomes than their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts, a new report has found. The report, published today (Wednesday 8 May 2019) by the International Longevity [….]

Cervical screening campaign launched after screening rates fall to 20-year low

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Lesbian and bisexual women up to 10 times less likely to have had a cervical screening test than heterosexual women BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Public Health England has launched the Government’s first national cervical screening campaign, Cervical Screening Saves Lives, to tackle the decline in the numbers of people getting tested across the country. Working alongside The [….]

Could bisexual women be more likely to experience domestic abuse?

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This LBT Women’s Health Week, SafeLives – in partnership with Stonewall and Galop – are shining a light on bi victims of domestic abuse BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE March 12-16 marks Lesbian, Bi and Trans Women’s Health Week, the aim of which is to raise awareness about lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s health inequalities, and to [….]