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Teenage pregnancy isn't typically thought of as a problem for sexual minorities — yet their risk of pregnancy is often higher. The possible explanations are complicated.
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Young black and Latina transfeminine people are at an increased risk for homicide compared with their non-transgender peers, research finds.
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Before the California Healthy Youth Act went into effect last year, Fresno Unified was one of a few school districts that didn’t teach comprehensive sex education and pushback against such lessons remains.
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Soon Californians will find themselves being asked to divulge their sexual orientation and gender identity to state health officials. But will people be willing to divulge such personal information?
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This story was reported as a project for USC Annenberg's Center for Health Journalism National Fellowship. 
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Luis Nolasco, 25, did not know what the psychological consequences would be when he came from Mexico with his family, illegally, at the age of nine. Then, in his late teens, he noticed he began to feel sad and pessimistic.

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