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[Texas] RUSSELL: Smoke screen / Stigma, stress among factors that lead to higher tobacco use higher in LGB community

According to LGBT Healthlink’s most recent survey of health issues critical to LGBTs, Texas received a C+ average for its inclusion of LGBT people...LGB community is one of tobacco companies’ hottest markets, and most reliable revenue streams too.
Dallas Voice
added Jul 11, 2015 09:25

[Ireland] Panti Bar donates €750 to cancer charity for breaking smoking ban

one of the country's best-known gay venues, donated €750... They provided the smoking area so "patrons would not be at risk from passers-by on the street". The company, which has no prior convictions, apologised and asked the court for an opportunity to
Evening Herald (ie)
added May 14, 2015 01:22

VIDEO: Smoking Within the LGBT Community

You Tube
added Jul 9, 2014 12:12

[New Zealand] Spotlight going on lgbt smoking rates

A hui looking at smoking in the takatāpui community has been postponed. It was being organised by the team behind WERO, a three-month competition which puts people in teams with a goal to stop smoking for three months, raising money for community groups
added Jun 30, 2014 13:34

[Australia] 'Alarming' smoking rates in LGBT communities cause for concern

The SWASH survey, which samples lesbians and other same sex attracted women every two years in NSW, shows smoking rates of around 35% on average across the four surveys from 2006 to 2012. In the trans community, 35 per cent of trans women and 44 per cen
Gay News Network (au)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:11

[New York] GOProud

an American tax exempt 527 organization representing conservative gay men, lesbians, and their allies. GOProud advocates for free markets, limited government, and a respect for individual rights and works at the federal and state levels to build strong co
added Dec 10, 2013 13:12

[California] Health campaign targets smoking in LGBT community

Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults in Los Angeles smoke at a rate more than 50% higher than their straight counterparts and suffer disproportionately from the ill effects of tobacco use, health officials reported Thursday at the introduction of a new count
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 23, 2013 14:05

[UK] Sexual orientation identity in relation to smoking history and alcohol use at age 18/19: cross-sectional associations from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a sample of more than 7600 young people aged 18/19 years in England, lesbian/gay identity is associated with cigarette smoking, drinking alcohol frequency and RSOD. Bisexual identity is associated with smoking but not RSOD or frequent alcohol drinking
BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:50

[North Dakota] ND putting $2500 in anti-smoking funds toward participation at gay pride festival

A division of North Dakota’s health department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward a gay pride festival in Fargo later this summer.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 15, 2013 17:48

An Interview on Smoking and the Gay Community with Dave Bennett of Covenant House in West Virginia

Thankfully, the gay community has become aware of this trend and LGBTQ centers in many cities now offer smoking cessation classes and resources. I recently talked with Dave Bennett, the Assistant Director of Covenant House in West Virginia (Facebook), ab
Out Impact
added Apr 25, 2013 14:20
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