Category Archives: homophobia

Are gay men more prone to fibromyalgia than heterosexual men?

” I know that you cannot live on hope alone, but without it, life is not worth living”, Harvey Milk The question I ask in the title is one that has intrigued me for several decades. Unfortunately, I don’t have … Continue reading

Posted in amygdala, anxiety and empathy, emotional learning, Fibromyalgia, fight of flight stimuli, gay men and fibromyalgia, gay men and straight women's brains, homophobia, marginalized groups, pain in the brain | 36 Comments

Fibromyalgia and ‘Differences’- class, culture,race: a case for Black women

“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences”, Audre Lorde As I write blogs I am constantly aware that readers will be wondering where they fit in the scheme … Continue reading

Posted in ageism, black women and fibromyalgia, cultural differences, Fibromyalgia, geography and fibromyalgia, health care systems, homophobia, race and fibromyalgia, racism and fibromyalgia, sexual orientation, social class and fibromyalgia, urban vs. rural | 2 Comments