National Coalition for LGBT Health

Happy NATIONAL LGBT HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK 2013


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Daniella Matthews-Trigg
Program Associate
National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2013

 

 

Remember how awesome Health Awareness Week was last year?! Well we have excellent news for you: It’s happening again! There is a lot to celebrate this year in the land of LGBT health!

Some LGBT health-related highlights this year…

CDC Reaches Out to LGBT People in Smoking Cessation Ads

NIH Issues Long-Awaited & Detailed Response to IOM LGBT Report

LGBT Communities & Tobacco Use Report Released

White House hosts Trans Day of Remembrance Meeting and Dr. Scout attends

“I AM: Trans People Speak” videos blow up the internet!

MPOWERED: BEST AND PROMISING PRACTICES FOR LGBT TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CONTROL- released!

8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit held in Kansas City

Affordable Care Act upheld

Second Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual Health Summit of Puerto Rico is held

2012 LGBT Health Annual Report released

An awesome Trans Health webinar was held

Gay marriage made legal in 9 states

There are also lots of great awareness and education events happening this week around the country!

Once again, Out Queer Grads at UNM is rocking LGBT Health week with a health fair and performance festival! 421951_555437254476438_452370465_n

The University of California, San Francisco will be celebrating National LGBT Health Awareness Week on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 with an information table, free chair massages, blood pressure screenings, and a raffle to promote health and wellness!

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If you’re hosting an events this week, please feel free to shoot us an email (lgbthealthequity@gmail.com), or post on our facebook page!

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