By: Andrew Shaughnessy, Manager of Public Policy PROMO Missouri @AndrewShag AIDS.gov states that certain body fluids from an HIV-positive person can transmit HIV. The body fluids mentioned are: Blood, Semen (cum), Pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), Recital fluids, Vaginal fluids, & Breast milk. Nowhere on this list does it mention saliva. Missouri laws, similar to several States, criminalizes behaviors that theContinue reading “HIV Transmission -> What We Know & Why States Are Getting It Wrong”
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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!”
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!!!”
What is your vision of a world with health equity?
Meredith Kamradt Guest Blogger writing from the National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) Day 3 in Kansas City and Day 2 of the NCTOH started with some unexpected chills running down my arms. And no, I haven’t caught the virus of death! As I was finishing my cup of coffee this morning in theContinue reading “What is your vision of a world with health equity?”
Closing Gaps in Healthcare for Our Community: Op-Ed on IOM Report on LGBT Health
by Scout, PhD Network Director Op-ed by Scout Crossposted from the Washington Blade: “Closing Gaps in Healthcare for Our Community“, March 31, 2011 “Don’t ever call an ambulance for me. I don’t care if I get hit by a car, let me die on the street. Just do not call an ambulance,” Arlene admonishedContinue reading “Closing Gaps in Healthcare for Our Community: Op-Ed on IOM Report on LGBT Health”
2011 National LGBTI Health Summit in Indiana: Call for Abstracts
Dear Colleagues, Indiana University Health Bloomington and the Local Steering committee of the 2011 National LGBTI Health Summit are proud to announce our call for abstracts. Abstracts may be submitted at http://www.nationallgbtihealthsummit.com/abstractsub.html until April 15th, 2011. We invite you to spend a few days in Bloomington working intensively with colleagues from all over the nationContinue reading “2011 National LGBTI Health Summit in Indiana: Call for Abstracts”