#SaludLGBTT Summit: Spotlight on Bi Health

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy. This is a series of posts covering Corey’s work in Puerto Rico for the Salud LGBTT conference.   Earlier this week, before coming to Puerto Rico, I gaveContinue reading “#SaludLGBTT Summit: Spotlight on Bi Health”

Health and Human Services Attorney: New Regulations Won’t Cover LGB Discrimination

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy. This is a series of posts covering Corey’s work in Puerto Rico for the Salud LGBTT conference.   Speaking at the Salud LGBTT summit, Fernando Morales – anContinue reading “Health and Human Services Attorney: New Regulations Won’t Cover LGB Discrimination”

#SaludLGBTT Summit: E-Cigs are a New Face for an Old Addiction

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy. This is a series of posts covering Corey’s work in Puerto Rico for the Salud LGBTT conference.     “Que es?” Dr. Jeannette Noltenius asks the crowd asContinue reading “#SaludLGBTT Summit: E-Cigs are a New Face for an Old Addiction”

#SaludLGBTT Summit: Intersections of Violence and Health

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.   This is a series of posts covering Corey’s work in Puerto Rico for the Salud LGBTT conference.     My first official meeting here in San Juan,Continue reading “#SaludLGBTT Summit: Intersections of Violence and Health”

#SaludLGBTT Summit: Educating Medical Professionals on the LGBTT Community

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.     This is a series of posts covering Corey’s work in Puerto Rico for the Salud LGBTT conference.     Disparities in health are unnecessary, unfair, andContinue reading “#SaludLGBTT Summit: Educating Medical Professionals on the LGBTT Community”

Getting Ready for #SaludLGBTT

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy. Next week, the third annual LGBT Health Summit of Puerto Rico hosted by Salud LGBTT will be taking San Juan by storm, and the Network will be coveringContinue reading “Getting Ready for #SaludLGBTT”

President’s Budget Highlights LGBT Health

    Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.     Even most casual observers know that the President’s budget proposal, released yesterday, is unlikely to become law (so much so that Senate Democrats won’t evenContinue reading “President’s Budget Highlights LGBT Health”

Queer Health, Part III: Our Selves, Our Community

Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.  Views expressed herein are solely those of the author.  Part I and Part II of this series were published previously.   Over the past few weeks, I’ve argued thatContinue reading “Queer Health, Part III: Our Selves, Our Community”

Queer Health, Part II: When Trickle-Down Equality Isn’t Enough

    Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.      Part I of this series can be found here. As marriage and workplace equality pick up steam, some LGBT people and their allies think theContinue reading “Queer Health, Part II: When Trickle-Down Equality Isn’t Enough”

FDA Launches Youth Anti-Smoking Campaign, with LGBT Effort to Follow

  Corey Prachniak is an LGBT rights, HIV policy, and healthcare attorney.  He serves on the Steering Committee of the Network for LGBT Health Equity and tweets @LGBTadvocacy.   This morning at the National Press Club in Washington, the Food and Drug Administration unveiled a $115 million anti-smoking campaign aimed at youths – the first-everContinue reading “FDA Launches Youth Anti-Smoking Campaign, with LGBT Effort to Follow”