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San Diegan can't donate blood because they are non-binary

A local non-binary person hopes the FDA will change their policies for blood donation.

As it is today, potential donors must fill out a questionnaire which provides them with only two classifications: male or female. 

However, Van Levy of Pacific Beach is non-binary and doesn't fall into either of those genders. Levy uses the pronouns "them," "they," and their."

Toilet paper ad offends consumers because of same-sex focus

“Down there care from Cottonelle."

As more and more mainstream companies frack into the LGBT dollar, more and more homophobes are committing themselves to stop using products on principle alone.

The latest may not be the best staple to stop using. Toilet paper company Cottonelle has made an ad featuring a same-sex couple meeting the parents for the first time. 

Johnny Rapid shows you how to check your junk for men's health month

Adult video star Johnny Rapid is taking a break from his regular videos to provide a tutorial on how men can self-examine themselves for testicular cancer.

The NSFW video from Border2Border Entertainment and Men.com shows Rapid in his work uniform as he illustrates the best way to check yourself for irregularities. 

Majority now believe sexual assault is widespread issue

Recent public discussions about sexual assault also influenced views on how many victims report their sexual assaults to police or friends and family—with 29 percent responding that fewer victims report their experience than they previously thought.

Nearly two in three Americans (65 percent) now believe that sexual assault is a widespread problem in society, according to a new AmeriSpeak® Spotlight on Health survey from NORC at the University of Chicago.

CDC researchers examine HIV-related stigma among U.S. healthcare providers

Less stigmatizing attitudes by providers can help reduce social and structural barriers to HIV care across the care continuum.

A Systemic Review from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed studies of HIV-related stigma among healthcare providers and identified three main themes: attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors; quality of patient care; and education and training.

Does "Pretty Privilege" get you more by doing less?

With great privilege comes great responsibility.

He's smart and outgoing and extremely handsome, Los Angeles based Matthew J. Dempsey seems to have it all and that might have to do more with his looks than anything else.