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Recent articles by David:

They found a lump. Doctors said not to worry. These are the stories of men with breast cancer.

Approximately 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the U.S. belongs to a man. Listen to patients' stories. → Read More

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially with your therapist.

Is it time to break up with your therapist? Pay attention to how you're feeling and be honest if you're starting to feel your progress fizzle. → Read More

Exclusive: Golden Globes' HFPA partners with NAACP after membership scandal. Is change afoot?

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and NAACP are teaming up to fight for more diversity, equity and inclusion in the entertainment industry. → Read More

How Lil Nas X, Lena Waithe and 'Sex Education' are championing Black, queer love stories

Black, queer love stories – of all different kinds – are having a moment in our culture. Thank Lil Nas X, Lena Waithe and "Sex Education" for that. → Read More

The importance of finding a good therapist – and why it's so difficult

Taking the time to find the best therapist will benefit you in the long run, mental health experts say. → Read More

The 5 most shocking stories from the new, unauthorized 'Grey's Anatomy' oral history

"How to Save a Life: The Inside Story of Grey's Anatomy," out Tuesday, is an oral history of TV's longest-running medical drama by Lynette Rice. → Read More

#EmmysSoWhite? The 2021 Emmys failed to award any actors of color

Despite a diverse slate of nominees, the Television Academy failed to bestow a win to any actors of color at the 2021 Emmy Awards. → Read More

'Stan' culture needs to stop – or at least radically change. Here's why.

"Stan" culture can lead to everything from "addictive tendencies" to "stalking behavior," and experts say such volatility should be reevaluated. → Read More

LGBTQ and straight, cisgender dating are vastly different. Or are they?

LGBTQ people face dating challenges beyond that of their straight and cisgender counterparts. Mostly. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg, husband Chasten share they've become parents: 'We're overjoyed'

Pete Buttigieg and husband Chasten are going to be dads. "We’re overjoyed to share that we’ve become parents!" the transportation secretary said. → Read More

Taylor Swift teases fans with clues to new songs, hints at Chris Stapleton collaboration

Taylor Swift hints at an upcoming collaboration with Kentucky native and five-time Grammy-winning artist Chris Stapleton. → Read More

Let's talk about (queer) sex: The importance of LGBTQ-inclusive sex education in schools

Just because a teen is hesitant to talk about sex isn't a reason to give up on the conversation. Not talking is especially dangerous for LGBTQ youth. → Read More

Matt Damon's casual use of a gay slur in 2021 is unacceptable and embarrassing

If someone as high-profile as Matt Damon has just learned that you can't say the "f-word" anymore, a homophobic slur, what stops anyone else? → Read More

'Being transgender is not a medical condition': The meaning of trans broken arm syndrome

Transgender people require equitable health care just like anyone else. Experts advise using all the tools in their arsenal to fight discrimination. → Read More

So, you're a picky eater. How to conquer your food fears – and when to get help

Everything from repeated exposure to foods and consulting with a medical professional can help address picky eating problems. → Read More

Emmys to allow winners to use gender-neutral term 'performer' instead of 'actor,' 'actress'

The Television Academy is loosening its rules on "actor" and "actress" designations for the 2021 Emmy Awards season. → Read More

'I am not ashamed': Disability advocates, experts implore you to stop saying 'special needs'

Many experts and advocates vehemently oppose the term "special needs," and say that avoiding the term "disabled" only leads to further stigmatization. → Read More

'My pride is intersectional': Laverne Cox, Lio Tipton and more stars share Pride posts

How are LGBTQ celebrities partaking in Pride Month this year and what does it mean to them? We asked (and are keeping tabs). → Read More

LGBTQ Pride flags go beyond the classic rainbow. Here's what each one means

Happy Pride Month! Can you name all the Pride flags? From Progress rainbow to pansexual and asexual to intersex, we've got you covered. → Read More

Stars like Demi Lovato, Elliot Page, Sam Smith identify as nonbinary. What does that mean?

You've likely started to hear the term "nonbinary" more frequently. What is nonbinary? And which celebrities are nonbinary? → Read More