They’re Still Talking Bout YOU

Hay Network Hay, Last week I went to a training by La Tanisha Wright, former trade marketing manager for Brown and Williamson Co (now a part of RJ Reynolds), currently a fierce anti-tobacco/tobacco control activist. This was some of the most interesting information that I have heard to date about how the tobacco corporations screwContinue reading “They’re Still Talking Bout YOU”

Utilizing Partnerships to Build and Sustain the Movement – Reporting From Arkansas

    By Gustavo Torrez Program Manager Little Rock, Arkansas  Greetings from Little Rock Arkansas, where we are conducting another Cultural Competency training focused on assisting programs in developing effective strategies to reach and serve LGBT communities. As many of you know, one of the Network’s most requested trainings is our Cultural Competency training, “SkillsContinue reading “Utilizing Partnerships to Build and Sustain the Movement – Reporting From Arkansas”

ACTION ALERT! Do you do LGBT Cultural Competency work? Give the gov’t input on how to do it well!

Update 11/3/11: So far we had some great responses on the plan before the Listening Session on 11/1/11. Great news, they will still be accepting comments. If you did not have an opportunity to respond please do so. We will keep you posted on when they actually close, but act now. Background From HRSA: LastContinue reading “ACTION ALERT! Do you do LGBT Cultural Competency work? Give the gov’t input on how to do it well!”

Network to Team in Leading First LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings for Nat’l Health Service Corps

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate A while back the National LGBT Cancer Network and the Network for LGBT Health Equity were asked to do the first LGBT cultural competency webinar for the National Health Service Corps. Likely sparked by their amazing training for the Institute for Diversity in Health Management, this dynamic team returns to lead theContinue reading “Network to Team in Leading First LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings for Nat’l Health Service Corps”

SAVE THE DATE & Call for Summit Planning Committee

The Network is pleased to announce the 8th National LGBTQ Health Equity Summit *Formerly the National LGBTQ Tobacco Summit* Bridging the Gap Promising Practices in LGBT Health and Tobacco Control August 14, 2012 Kansas City, MO As an official Ancillary meeting to the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, the 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit (FormerlyContinue reading “SAVE THE DATE & Call for Summit Planning Committee”

PopCtr Mtg: Panel Discussion on Probability and Non-Probability Methods

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA SCIENCEBABBLE ALERT – This is a meeting for scientists, despite my efforts, some of this may get technical. 411 on the issue Probability sampling = getting a group of people for your research that is statistically proven toContinue reading “PopCtr Mtg: Panel Discussion on Probability and Non-Probability Methods”

Center for Population Research in LGBT Health Holds Annual Convening

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA My Non-Sampling Error Experience Ok, I’ve fled from the very exciting Netroots Nation conference to get back to Boston because today and tomorrow mark the 3rd annual convening of one of The Fenway Institute’s other major initiatives, theContinue reading “Center for Population Research in LGBT Health Holds Annual Convening”

State & Cities: New Webinar – 411 on Including LGBT Disparities in CTG Proposals

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA Integrating LGBT Communities in CTG Proposals Calling all applicants for the coming Community Transformation Grants! Did you happen to notice how many time the Request for Applications asks for information related to local disparity populations? Yes, disparities areContinue reading “State & Cities: New Webinar – 411 on Including LGBT Disparities in CTG Proposals”

Breaking News! NY Hospitals Announce Mandatory LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA Reporting from Bellevue Hospital, NY I’m down here in NYC and very, very happy to be at the press conference where New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation just announced mandatory LGBT cultural competency training for all theirContinue reading “Breaking News! NY Hospitals Announce Mandatory LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings”

LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar – May 25th

LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar Wednesday, May 25 12:00 – 1:30 CDT Featuring,  Scout, Ph.D. Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity And Liz Margolies, LCSW Executive Director, National LGBT Cancer Network Sexual and gender minority (SGM) health care issues have recently come into the spotlight. From the Executive Order on hospital visitation, to the rashContinue reading “LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar – May 25th”