LGBT Wellness Roundup: October 5

As published on Huffington Post’s new LGBT Wellness blog, see original at: http://ow.ly/DhVNO Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visit our page dedicated to the topic here. TheContinue reading “LGBT Wellness Roundup: October 5”

Youth Kicks! An LGBTQ Youth Counter Tobacco Project’s Next Steps

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate Some of you may remember the LGBTQ youth anti-tobacco campaign, Youth Kicks, I was working on with the National Youth Advocacy Coalition. We started a little less than a year ago with the staff support NYAC, and a few of us met up at Creating Change to discuss strategy andContinue reading “Youth Kicks! An LGBTQ Youth Counter Tobacco Project’s Next Steps”

Snus Follow-up: What you can do to Prevent Tobacco Ads in LGBT Media!

Network staff Reporting on the Network Snus countermarketing response Last January Steering Committee member Joseph Lee of UNC posted to the Networks discussion Listserv about a recent article placed in the Winston-Salem Journal titled: Reynolds targets quitters. This article outlines the R.J. Reynolds (RJR) national marketing campaign of Camel SNUS as a potential New Year’sContinue reading “Snus Follow-up: What you can do to Prevent Tobacco Ads in LGBT Media!”

Tobacco Industry’s Newest Target: Hipsters

In a recent Media Network Web-cast with the Office of Smoking Health, Stacey Anderson and her colleagues presented on their research: Acceptable Rebellion’: Marketing Hipster Aesthetics to Sell Camel Cigarettes in the U.S. As an urban resident myself, hipsters are a trademark of my area. Ever impressed with their sense of style, I’ll see hipstersContinue reading “Tobacco Industry’s Newest Target: Hipsters”

Tobacco Industry's Newest Target: Hipsters

In a recent Media Network Web-cast with the Office of Smoking Health, Stacey Anderson and her colleagues presented on their research: Acceptable Rebellion’: Marketing Hipster Aesthetics to Sell Camel Cigarettes in the U.S. As an urban resident myself, hipsters are a trademark of my area. Ever impressed with their sense of style, I’ll see hipstersContinue reading “Tobacco Industry's Newest Target: Hipsters”

It's a superhero sized social media throwdown, can you help?

[UPDATE: It’s Wed morning 10 am EST and w00t!!! we just passed the 500 RT mark. Better start drawing that superhero calling  1-800-QUITNOW and slapping on his patch @supercoolagency!] The topic: countering positive tobacco images in the media The real superhero: Mild mannered actor/instructional technologist named Gary Ploski. aka @garyploski. The bad guys: Nasty adContinue reading “It's a superhero sized social media throwdown, can you help?”

It's a superhero sized social media throwdown, can you help?

[UPDATE: It’s Wed morning 10 am EST and w00t!!! we just passed the 500 RT mark. Better start drawing that superhero calling  1-800-QUITNOW and slapping on his patch @supercoolagency!] The topic: countering positive tobacco images in the media The real superhero: Mild mannered actor/instructional technologist named Gary Ploski. aka @garyploski. The bad guys: Nasty adContinue reading “It's a superhero sized social media throwdown, can you help?”