American Lung Association "Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community" FREE Report

Please answer this short survey to receive a FREE copy of ALA’s new smoking report. Include at least your home or work address where you would like the report to be mailed as well as your email address if you would like to be entered into a Network Prize Package contest! Note: Supplies are limited,Continue reading “American Lung Association "Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community" FREE Report”

Best Practices for Internet Outreach

On July 28, the National Youth Advocacy Coalition held a Webinar called ‘Best Practices for Internet Outreach.’ The webinar was presented by guest Ra’Shawn Flournoy, Internet Outreach Coordinator of AID Upstate-Greenville South Carolina The Objective of the call was to understand how to engage youth in internet outreach and understanding the best practices for conductingContinue reading “Best Practices for Internet Outreach”

Tell the Department of Justice to Address Violence Against Trans Women in Puerto Rico

The Trans-Latin@ Coalition has come up with a letter to send to the Department of Justice to address the violence against transgender women in Puerto Rico. The letter is a response to the ongoing deaths and human rights violations of trans women in Puerto Rico, and we need to urge the U.S. to uphold civilContinue reading “Tell the Department of Justice to Address Violence Against Trans Women in Puerto Rico”

American Lung Association: LGBT Smoking Report

by Emilia Dunham Network Program Associate On June 28th, I was privileged to participate in a webinar on the American Lung Association’s LGBT Smoking Report. Since data is dramatically lacking on LGBT smoking, this national survey was extremely important, so we can expect this research will have lasing implications! Below are some major points fromContinue reading “American Lung Association: LGBT Smoking Report”

Population Center Presentions on LGBT Aging and Disabilities

By Emilia Dunham Program Associate, National LGBT Tobacco Control Network This morning I had the privilege of attending the Keynote address of Fenway Health’s Population Center‘s presentations by Brian DeVries “LGBT Persons in the Second Half of Life” followed by a Lisa Iezzoni talk on “Disabilities and Chronic Conditions. From Brian’s talk, I learned thatContinue reading “Population Center Presentions on LGBT Aging and Disabilities”

Groundbreaking Federal Regulations on Tobacco Taking Effect Today!

As you may know, the LGBT Tobacco Control Network and other public health advocates have anticipated these new federal regulations on tobacco control! A message from the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are working together to educate consumers, publicContinue reading “Groundbreaking Federal Regulations on Tobacco Taking Effect Today!”