Announcing Scholarship Opportunities to the Philly Trans Health Conference!

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate June 2nd – 4th, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, a program of Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia’s LGBT Health Center. This year’s conference focuses on building creative community partnerships, locally, nationally, and globally. This is much in line with our goals at the Network and we’d like to helpContinue reading “Announcing Scholarship Opportunities to the Philly Trans Health Conference!”

SRNT Update 5: The New Wave of Cessation

Scary time today.  Early this morning I received a text from back home in Hawaii about all this crazy tsunami stuff after the terrible earthquake in Chile.  Worried all morning about my family back home, it was hard to really have my head in the game.  I still managed to take in some posters andContinue reading “SRNT Update 5: The New Wave of Cessation”

SRNT Update 4: Tobacco and People Living With Cancer and HIV/AIDS

So this is day 3 for me in Baltimore and so far, aside of a little detour into food-poisoning-land, it’s been great.  Last night I got to see the touring Broadway show In The Heights and got to see it snow for the first time in my life. Both were great, in case you wereContinue reading “SRNT Update 4: Tobacco and People Living With Cancer and HIV/AIDS”

SRNT Update 3: Means to and ENDS

An interesting discussion emerged from Dr. Nathan Cobb’s presentation on E-cigarettes.  First and foremost, he asked, they not be called E-cigarettes, because it implies it is from tobacco, which E-cigs don’t contain tobacco.  Rather, they are Electronic Nicotine Delivery System, or ENDS for short.  In my own home state some people are looking towards ENDSContinue reading “SRNT Update 3: Means to and ENDS”

SRNT Update 2: The Power of Communications

During the first Paper Sessions at the SRNT conference, there were a few things that stuck with me.  Here’s a quick rundown Culture and Communications… Back in Hawaii there is a small movement to stop segregating data by ethnicity.  You see, in Hawaii it’s hard to find someone who’s just one thing, usually most peopleContinue reading “SRNT Update 2: The Power of Communications”

Network to Give Out Scholarships for Creating Change 2010!

Creating Change is the one and only time each year that more than 2,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates from every corner of the country converge to strategize, socialize and mobilize for LGBT equality. We are offering scholarships (full and partial) to attend the event.