Missouri Case Study 10 – Making LGBT Health Matter in Missouri Hospitals

Andrew Shaughnessy Manager of Public Policy, PROMO Missouri @andrewshag This year has proven to be a monumental year for LGBT Missourians. Those monumental steps have been the recognition of out-of-state marriages by the State of Missouri, and the leadership of nearly 47 Missouri hospitals, who have included 105 new LGBT welcoming policies to their coreContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 10 – Making LGBT Health Matter in Missouri Hospitals”

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”

Putting the I in LGBTQI

    E. Shor, MPH Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellow through UW-Madison   Blogging Live from: the LGBTI Health Research Conference   This has been a jam-packed day so far and it is only half over at the LGBTI Health Research Conference. There have been speakers addressing data collection on sexual orientation and gender identity,Continue reading “Putting the I in LGBTQI”


(Click on Image to Enlarge) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With Significant Revenue Growth and Innovative Programs, LGBT Community Centers Serve Over 1.9 Million People Annually Denver, CO & Ft. Lauderdale, FL; June 10, 2014 —Providing vital services to more than 1.9 million people annually, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community centers reported increased revenue for 2013,Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE: 2014 LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER SURVEY REPORT”

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”

Vice President shout-out to LGBT community for ACA enrollment awesomeness

The Network for LGBT Health Equity Keepin’ you in the loop!  Passing on the good news!        With the end of open enrollment only a few days away, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Health Kathleen Sebelius hosted a call yesterday thanking LGBT community centers, health centers, and organizations for their work inContinue reading “Vice President shout-out to LGBT community for ACA enrollment awesomeness”

LGBT Wellness Roundup: Keepin’ you in the loop!

          Have you ever wished there was one place you could go to stay up-to-date with current, important LGBT health news? Well….(drum roll please)…now there is! The Network for LGBT Health Equity and the National LGBT Cancer Network have started a weekly collaboration on the “Weekly Roundup”- a compilation of theContinue reading “LGBT Wellness Roundup: Keepin’ you in the loop!”

LGBT Health Equity Campaign Materials to share!

Are you interested in being a champion for LGBT Health Equity in YOUR state?! Are you already a champion, and looking for some new campaign ideas?! The Network has created a template postcard for state governors that can be easily co-branded and printed by your organization! The goal of the postcard campaign is to engage governorsContinue reading “LGBT Health Equity Campaign Materials to share!”

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

Sassy new ad and infograph highlight LGBT smoking disparity in California

  Brian Davis, Project Director Freedom From Tobacco           New video and infographic resources were unveiled by California’s anti-tobacco partners for the LGBT community to address the disproportionate impact of tobacco within the community.  In California, the LGB community has one of the highest smoking rates of any group; lesbian, gay and bisexualContinue reading “Sassy new ad and infograph highlight LGBT smoking disparity in California”