Missouri Case Study 12 – Sparking Interest from Rural Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Health

By: Andrew Shaughnessy Manager of Public Policy, PROMO Missouri @AndrewShag Upon concluding the review process for our Mid-Missouri and Southeast Missouri hospitals, health advocates were faced with the challenge of sparking interest among rural hospital officials on a review of their LGBT welcoming policies. Knowing the formula for sparking interest among urban hospitals, we knewContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 12 – Sparking Interest from Rural Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Health”

CDC’s #20Million Memorial

#20Million Memorial Just a mere fifty years ago, the U.S. Surgeon General released its first report on smoking and health. It’s sad to report that since then, there have been an estimated 20 million deaths in the United States, all from smoking and/or exposure to secondhand smoke. To put 20 million into perspective, there areContinue reading “CDC’s #20Million Memorial”


    The Network for LGBT Health Equity  The time has come: Apply to be a part of our dynamic Steering Committee! Applications due by June 3rd, 2013       The Network for LGBT Health Equity is now accepting applications to fill four positions on its 13 member Steering Committee! The purpose of the committeeContinue reading “APPLY NOW FOR NETWORK STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS!”

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!”

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!!!”