The Network for LGBT Health Equity Keepin’ you in the loop! The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the 2012 LGBT report, which sets goals LGBT health goals for the upcoming year as well as looks back over the achievements of the past year. “It’s at theContinue reading “Looking back: LGBT Health Annual Report”
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We’ll be having a blogtastic time!
The Network for LGBT Health Equity Bloggin’ it up The Network is super pleased to announce our two fabulous scholarship recipients and guest bloggers who will be attending Netroots Nation 2012 with us in Providence, RI! Sarah J. Jackson is a Postdoctoral Teaching Associate at Northeastern University inContinue reading “We’ll be having a blogtastic time!”
Missed the Trans Health webinar Last Week? It’s okay, we’ve got you covered.
The Network for LGBT health Equity An insider’s view of informative info… Reporting on HHS’s Transgender Health Webinar In the interest of keeping you in the loop, we wanted to provide some updates and resources about something GROUNDBREAKING- Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosted aContinue reading “Missed the Trans Health webinar Last Week? It’s okay, we’ve got you covered.”
Hot or Not? “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign
By Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate Tips From Former Smokers Campaign By now you’ve probably noticed the new anti-smoking campaign sweeping the nation and your television… The campaign, “Tips from Former Smokers” is by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) campaign and has been getting lots of attention because of it’sContinue reading “Hot or Not? “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign”
My Great Policy Challenge — Hello From Ani
Ani Koch Director of Programs, Rainbow Health Initiative My Great Policy Challenge I have been working at Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI) for about 3 years. Policy work is nothing new for us, in fact we have always worked on tobacco policy development with organizations, businesses, events and so on. The types of policiesContinue reading “My Great Policy Challenge — Hello From Ani”
LGBT Health Awareness Week call with HRSA and SAMHSA
Daniella Matthews-Triggg Program Associate Update on LGBT Health Awareness Week call Today, the Coalition for LGBT Health, along with CenterLink and GLMA, hosted a conference call with HRSA Administrator Dr. Mary Wakerfield and Dr. Alex Camacho, a social science analyst at SAMHSA. Both spoke about the work that their organizationsContinue reading “LGBT Health Awareness Week call with HRSA and SAMHSA”
Announcing! Seeking nominations for Steering Committee positions for Adults and Youth/Young Adults
The Network for LGBT Health Equity is now accepting nomination to fill two positions on its 13 member Steering Committee. Please note that one of the two positions is designated as a youth/young adult position, and applicants must be between 18-24 years old. The purpose of the committee is to provide multidisciplinary input andContinue reading “Announcing! Seeking nominations for Steering Committee positions for Adults and Youth/Young Adults”
Comin’ Out for Health: National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012!
Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012 Next week, March 26-30, is the 10th Annual National LGBT Health Awareness Week, a nationwide campaign that promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health, organized by the National Coalition for LGBT Health. The week urges local communities to “learnContinue reading “Comin’ Out for Health: National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2012!”
Update! CDC To Launch National Tobacco Education Campaign this Thursday!
By Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate CDC To Launch National Tobacco Education Campaign this Thursday This Thursday,The CDC Office of Tobacco and Health will be launching their new educational campaign, called “Tips From Former Smokers”. The campaign will underscore the immediate health effects of smoking, and profile people who suffer from these health effects.Continue reading “Update! CDC To Launch National Tobacco Education Campaign this Thursday!”
Makin’ those connections: The Surgeon General Report and LGBT Youth
By Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate Makin’ those connections: The Surgeon General Report and LGBT Youth Happy Friday! Yesterday was the release of the 31st tobacco-related Surgeon General Report. The surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin, held a call to answer questions about the whopping 920 page document. The report focuses on theContinue reading “Makin’ those connections: The Surgeon General Report and LGBT Youth”