Out2Enroll: Getting LGBT communities connected to care!

    Network for LGBT Health Equity Out2Enroll LGBT Communities   #GetCovered        The Network for LGBT Health Equity, along with CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers would like to announce the roll-out of our #GetCovered ad campaign, highlighting the experiences of uninsured and underinsured LGBT folks and the barriers they faced accessing healthcare prior toContinue reading “Out2Enroll: Getting LGBT communities connected to care!”

CDC Museum Debuts “Health is a Human Right” Exhibit

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity   If you’re in ATL come see it debut for free this Saturday as part of the Smithsonion’s free museum day event. Kudo’s to CDC and their Office of Minority Health for bringing this presentation to all of us.  -Scout David J. Sencer CDCContinue reading “CDC Museum Debuts “Health is a Human Right” Exhibit”

Today! NYS Cessation Collaborative Webinar on LGBT Feat. Scout

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity Despite a whole lot of vacation in recent weeks, I’m trying not to totally lose my edge with a little work here and there — today, thanks to the National LGBT Cancer Network I’m doing a New York State Cessation Collaborative lunchtime webinar onContinue reading “Today! NYS Cessation Collaborative Webinar on LGBT Feat. Scout”

HHS Announces LGBT Health Priorities for the Coming Year

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity There was a last minute call to listen to HHS’s new priorities for the coming year today. Jumped on and here’s some of the highlights for the coming year (I don’t have the report, so hopefully I got these all down correctly): Big pushContinue reading “HHS Announces LGBT Health Priorities for the Coming Year”

Network Changes: Saying Goodbye to Gustavo & Taking a Staff Break

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity   As I’ve mentioned before, we’ve now hit the funding gap between the current and the next health disparity network awards. As of tomorrow, the Network will no longer be staffed until we hear (hopefully!) that we’ve been chosen as one of the nextContinue reading “Network Changes: Saying Goodbye to Gustavo & Taking a Staff Break”

Show Our Strength: Fill out 2013 Network Feedback Survey – Last Chance!

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity Yes as I posted yesterday, our money is running out right now and we’re writing the proposal to get refunded. We may, or we may not. One way you can show the strength and community-driven base of this Network is to fill out ourContinue reading “Show Our Strength: Fill out 2013 Network Feedback Survey – Last Chance!”

Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!

    The Network for LGBT Health Equity  Bringing you awesome Webinars and keeping you in the know!            A new feature of the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign was unveiled this week— “Talk With Your Doctor” (TWYD). The goal of this phase of the campaign is to engage health care providers andContinue reading “Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!”

After Quite a Long Time: Federal Cultural Competency WIN!

by Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity with additional reporting from the esteemed Daniella Matthews-Trigg   Sometimes you really do have to wait for good things to happen. So if you didn’t catch the news earlier this week we wanted to start your weekend off by reporting on the progressContinue reading “After Quite a Long Time: Federal Cultural Competency WIN!”

Nebraska Travelogue: Everyone Meet the National LGBT Expert Day

Scout, Ph.D. Director, The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity I was up early and out late yesterday because Athena had a huge day planned for me in Nebraska, 7 meetings, 2 of them presentations. Athena is a lead on the Metro Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition, or MOTAC. MOTAC worked with local groups toContinue reading “Nebraska Travelogue: Everyone Meet the National LGBT Expert Day”

Network Spotlight Special!

    The Network for LGBT Health Equity  Bragging about our awesome Network folks…typical.        There has been a lot of exciting things happening in the Network recently, and we wanted to take a minute to spotlight four amazing folks and what they’ve been up to!   Ani Koch,  previously the Director ofContinue reading “Network Spotlight Special!”