Missouri Case Study 4: Nudging Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Welcoming Policies

Andrew Shaughnessy Manager of Public Policy, PROMO @andrewshag Building off of the work of Tracy McCreery, former Manager of Public Policy for PROMO, my name is Andrew Shaughnessy, current Manager of Public Policy. In the last installment of our Missouri Case study, Tracy observed firsthand the difficulty in getting Missouri-based hospitals, which clearly have LGBTContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 4: Nudging Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Welcoming Policies”

#SaludLGBTT Wrap-Up: Working Together as Advocates

  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.   Now that the hundreds of us who participated in theContinue reading “#SaludLGBTT Wrap-Up: Working Together as Advocates”

#SaludLGBTT Summit: Spotlight on Trans 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.   There is a human right to have competent health careContinue reading “#SaludLGBTT Summit: Spotlight on Trans Health”

#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”