LGBT Health Equity Campaign Materials to share!

Are you interested in being a champion for LGBT Health Equity in YOUR state?! Are you already a champion, and looking for some new campaign ideas?! The Network has created a template postcard for state governors that can be easily co-branded and printed by your organization! The goal of the postcard campaign is to engage governorsContinue reading “LGBT Health Equity Campaign Materials to share!”

Action Alert ***Support Data Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Settings***

    Gustavo Torrez Program Manager The Network for LGBT Health Equity   Hello Everyone, Long story short we are all pushing for and/or understand the importance of comprehensive inclusion of LGBT communities in all surveillance instruments through sexual orientation and gender identity measures. Currently the Health Information Technology Policy Committee is seeking comments onContinue reading “Action Alert ***Support Data Collection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Settings***”

September Updates From The Network

Since the release of the MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control document last month, the Network has disseminated over 500 hard copies to folks from across the country. As mentioned before MPOWERED is a unique document that adds scientific rigor to a year plus long compilation of community practices toContinue reading “September Updates From The Network”

Part of a larger mission… MPOWERED: BEST AND PROMISING PRACTICES FOR LGBT TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CONTROL

  Gustavo Torrez Program Manager The Network for LGBT Health Equity Are You MPOWERED?!?! Hello Everyone, As many of you know last month we released our much anticipated MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control Document. The document, which we are extremely proud to have developed is just one piece in a largerContinue reading “Part of a larger mission… MPOWERED: BEST AND PROMISING PRACTICES FOR LGBT TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CONTROL”

July & August Monthly Updates From The Network

Our last fiscal year with our current 5 year cooperative agreement started July 1st and rest assured, the coming year will be full of new products, learning opportunities, and expanded focuses that will continue to transform the LGBT health and tobacco control movement. With that being said, On August 14 the Network released MPOWERED: Best andContinue reading “July & August Monthly Updates From The Network”

MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control Released

Gustavo Torrez Program Manager The Network for LGBT Health Equity Are You MPOWERED?!?! Hello Everyone, It is with great pleasure that we announce the release of MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control. This new document, which we are so proud to introduce, was officially released last week at the 8thContinue reading “MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control Released”

Summit Youth Track SUCCESS!!!

The Youth Track at this year’s Summit blew us away. Sure, we had high hopes for the almost thirty folks under the age of 25 who attended the Summit, but we were FLOORED by their dedication, passion, and innovation in creating a sustainable and inspiring direction for youth and young adult involvement in the Network,Continue reading “Summit Youth Track SUCCESS!!!”

LEY vs POLITICA Ponencia preparada para una de las reuniones del Comité Anti Discrimen, Departamento de Justicia, PR.

  Sophia  Isabel Marrero Cruz Community Advocacy & Empowerment Advisor       “Las agresiones en contra de personas Trans van desde las sicológicas: desprecio, rechazo, bromas, hasta las violentas: agresiones verbales/físicas, golpes, heridas y en los casos más violentos la muerte. Pero lo mas sorprendente son las “no agresiones” que reciben de las estructurasContinue reading “LEY vs POLITICA Ponencia preparada para una de las reuniones del Comité Anti Discrimen, Departamento de Justicia, PR.”

March Updates from the Network

March has been yet another busy month for the Network. We are pleased to announce the launch of two major projects from the Network. First, Joseph Lee of our Steering Committee is helping us launch MPOWERED best and promising  practices review, an effort to collect lessons learned in the field of LGBT Tobacco Control. TheContinue reading “March Updates from the Network”