Felecia King, Project Specialist LGBT HealthLink Blogging from the National Black Justice Coalition’s Out on the Hill Conference. So day 2 was not as invigorating as Day 1. However, I am noticing a common arising theme, African-American LGBT people, as a group, feel under-served, misrepresented and mistreated. It was “Issue AdvocacyContinue reading “Advocating for a Brighter Future: Our Views, Our Issues & Our Lives”
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Many Faces One Dream!
Felecia King, LGBT HealthLink So, I wake up at 6:30am, to the sound of angry motorist, rushing through DC’s narrow streets, off to make the doughnuts, or change the idea of the doughnut, who knows. I rush to the suitcase to put my #OOTD (Outfit Of The Day, for my Hashtag junkies) together, for theContinue reading “Many Faces One Dream!”
Yet another life lost to smoking
We are deeply saddened to report that Bill Busse, a Tips From Former Smokers ad participant, has passed away. The cause of death was heart disease, which is very common for smokers. Bill shared his story on the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign about the affects that smoking had on his health (made more severe by diabetes,Continue reading “Yet another life lost to smoking”
New Tips From Former Smokers Ad Features Effects of Tobacco & HIV
Felecia King Project Specialist The Network for LGBT Health Equity This week, the CDC launched the next phase of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign, and this time they are tackling the issue of tobacco and HIV. The ad features Brian, who smoked for 30 years, and suffered aContinue reading “New Tips From Former Smokers Ad Features Effects of Tobacco & HIV”
It’s Not Too Late To Get Covered!
Felecia King Project Specialist The Network for LGBT Health Equity LGBT people make up for 3.5 percent of all Americans, bringing us to about nine million people. And, one in every three LGBT people don’t have health insurance (which is more than two times higher than theContinue reading “It’s Not Too Late To Get Covered!”