HealthLink E-Summit: One Day Down, One to Go!

Corey Prachniak serves as Chair of LGBT HealthLink’s Steering Committee and is an attorney focused on health policy, as well as a current Zuckerman Fellow at Harvard University. Corey tweets @CPrachniak. Wow. When the LGBT HealthLink Steering Committee decided to host an online “E-Summit” to bring together people interested in LGBT health, we didn’t know if itContinue reading “HealthLink E-Summit: One Day Down, One to Go!”

Join Us for our LGBT Health E-Summit, October 15th and 16th

  Corey Prachniak serves as Chair of LGBT HealthLink’s Steering Committee and is an attorney focused on health policy, as well as a current Zuckerman Fellow at Harvard University. Corey tweets @CPrachniak. For the past few months, I have been working with our fabulous steering committee and staff to put together a two day virtual conference, or “E-Summit,”Continue reading “Join Us for our LGBT Health E-Summit, October 15th and 16th”

Benson & Hedges Targets LGBTT Communities in Puerto Rico

  Juan Carlos Vega, MLS Blogging for the Citizens’ Alliance Pro LGBTTA Health of Puerto Rico, National Latino Alliance Pro Health Equity and the Network for LGBT Health Equity     This is bad! As health professionals, community prevention programs, and the Puerto Rico Department of Health strive to reduce tobacco use prevalence among island inhabitants, we have busted BensonContinue reading “Benson & Hedges Targets LGBTT Communities in Puerto Rico”

National LGBT Cancer Network: Introducing Michael G. Bare, a one-of-a-kind Summit, and upcoming Collaborations.

          Michael G. Bare, MPH Program Coordinator National LGBT Cancer Network  Hello! My name is Michael, and I am Program Coordinator with the National LGBT Cancer Network,  and work with Liz Margolies. The National LGBT Cancer Network works to improve the lives of LGBT cancer survivors and those at risk by educating theContinue reading “National LGBT Cancer Network: Introducing Michael G. Bare, a one-of-a-kind Summit, and upcoming Collaborations.”

We’re working toward a tobacco-free future for LGBT communities!

Here at the National LGBT Cancer Network Summit in NYC, we wanted to get in on the Surgeon General Report excitement! #SGR50

It’s the relationships, stupid!

  Brian Davis, Project Director Freedom From Tobacco Scholarship Blogger Summit 2012 reflections     “It’s all about the relationships.” — Bill Snook, City of Kansas City, MO, Health Department In other words, “It’s the relationships, stupid!”  This theme came up for me repeatedly during the various sessions I attended at the LGBTQ Health EquityContinue reading “It’s the relationships, stupid!”

A SHIFT happened in Minnesota

    Brian Davis, Project Director of Freedom From Tobacco Scholarship Blogger, Summit 2012 reflections A SHIFT happened in Minnesota             What a great presentation yesterday at the LGBTQ Health Equity Summit from the inspired youth of SHIFT Minnesota!  SHIFT is run by and for LGBTQ youth, so they knowContinue reading “A SHIFT happened in Minnesota”

On the VERGE of Change

        Brian Davis, Project Director Freedom From Tobacco Scholarship Blogger Summit 2012 reflections     The 2012 LGBTQ Health Summit finished with a bang with the Beyond Fabulous event sponsored by Rescue Social Change Group (SCG) and VERGE.  This was a fun evening at Hamburger Mary’s featuring Pandora Boxx from Rupaul’s Drag Race.Continue reading “On the VERGE of Change”

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”

Youth Ambassadors report back: Creating space, solidarity and inspiration!

Malcolm Marshall attended the 2012 Summit in Kansas City as a youth ambassador representing the amazing organization National Youth Pride Services. Here is a write-up by Malcolm about the Youth and Young Adult track that he attended at the Summit. We were so happy you were able to attend Malcom! Thanks for all of yourContinue reading “Youth Ambassadors report back: Creating space, solidarity and inspiration!”