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”
Category Archives: Pride
Welcome to our new guest blogger, reporting from Philly Trans Health Conference
We are so excited to introduce Bishop S.F. Makalani-MaHee as our newest guest blogger! Bishop S.F. will be blogging from the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, so stay tuned! Bishop S.F. Makalani-MaHee is a Minister/Performing Artist/Community Organizer, and is also the Founder/Chair for Black Gay Pride South Florida. Bishop is currently enjoying devolving his solo show “Bustin’Continue reading “Welcome to our new guest blogger, reporting from Philly Trans Health Conference”
PRESS RELEASE: 2014 LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER SURVEY REPORT
(Click on Image to Enlarge) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With Significant Revenue Growth and Innovative Programs, LGBT Community Centers Serve Over 1.9 Million People Annually Denver, CO & Ft. Lauderdale, FL; June 10, 2014 —Providing vital services to more than 1.9 million people annually, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community centers reported increased revenue for 2013,Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE: 2014 LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER SURVEY REPORT”
The Network’s very own Trudie Jackson is honored as Echo Magazine’s woman of the year!
Network Steering Committee Member Trudie Jackson: Echo Magazine’s Woman of the Year! Congratulations Trudie!!! We were so happy to hear that our very own Steering Committee member, Trudie Jackson, has been chosen as Echo Magazine’s 2013 Woman of the Year for her work as an advocate for the trans communityContinue reading “The Network’s very own Trudie Jackson is honored as Echo Magazine’s woman of the year!”
A Year In Review: Spotlight on North Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program
Gustavo Torrez Program Manager The Network for LGBT Health Equity When I started working with the Network almost 4 years ago the first state I had the pleasure to visit was North Dakota. During my visit I conducted two LGBT Cultural Competency training one for their grantees, and another at their Annual Statewide Alcohol and SubstanceContinue reading “A Year In Review: Spotlight on North Dakota Department of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program”
DO Ask Do Tell: St. Louis Veterans Hospitals initiate LGBT cultural competency training program
Sherrill Wayland, MSW SAGE: Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders Metro St. Louis Five years ago when SAGE Metro St. Louis first started providing outreach and trainings, the Veterans Administration (VA) St. Louis Health Care System was one of the last places we expected to be. Fast forward to 2013 and weContinue reading “DO Ask Do Tell: St. Louis Veterans Hospitals initiate LGBT cultural competency training program”
Nebraska Travelogue: How did Heartlands Pride Adopt New Tobacco Control Policy?
Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity Smokefree pride festivals are a great way to showcase our communities’ investment in keeping ourselves healthy. But as many know who’ve worked on getting their local pride’s smokefree, it can be a really long process. Habits die hard and you need to do aContinue reading “Nebraska Travelogue: How did Heartlands Pride Adopt New Tobacco Control Policy?”