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It is our privilege to publish this Special Section of six empirical articles that address several key mechanisms for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) health disparities. Over the past decade, we have seen attention devoted to gender disparities [1, 2], racial/ethnic disparities...
Abstract Background Transgender women have 49 times the odds of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection compared to other groups, yet they are disproportionately underserved by current treatment efforts. Purpose This study aimed to examine culturally unique barriers and facilitators to...
Abstract Background Physical activity is an important health determinant. Little is known about sexual orientation differences in physical activity and their psychosocial determinants. Purpose The aim of this study is to examine adolescent and young adult hours/week of moderate/vigorous physical...
Abstract Background Stress associated with concealing sexual orientation is a possible mechanism for health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB) individuals. However, disclosing one's sexual orientation might not be uniformly healthy across social contexts. Purpose The present study...
Abstract Background Youth exposed to extreme adverse life conditions have blunted cortisol responses to stress. Purpose This study aims to examine whether growing up in highly stigmatizing environments similarly shapes stigmatized individuals' physiological responses to identity-related stress....
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