Missouri Case Study 3: The Hospital That Wants To Stay In the Closet

Tracy McCreery Manager of Public Policy, PROMO A targeted hospital, when we researched online, was discovered to have what appeared to be a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). How exciting, right? Now I just needed to find someone inside to complete the survey. I didn’t know anyone onContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 3: The Hospital That Wants To Stay In the Closet”

Missouri Case Study 2: The Nurse Who Changed A Whole Hospital System

Sherrill Wayland ED, SAGE of Metro St. Louis In 2011, when “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was repealed, the Veterans Health Administration (VA) looked at ways to optimize healthcare for LGBT veterans. The VA medical centers were encouraged to participate in the HEI.  In the past, SAGE has consulted with local Veterans receiving care at theContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 2: The Nurse Who Changed A Whole Hospital System”

Missouri Case Study 1: The Almost-There Hospital

Tracy McCreery Manager of Public Policy, PROMO Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) was the single Missouri entity that filled out the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) the year before. But according to the HEI, they only had two protections out of 7, yet when we looked online, we could find evidence of 5 protectionsContinue reading “Missouri Case Study 1: The Almost-There Hospital”

Upcoming event: Legacy and HRC panel discussion examining the factors influencing tobacco use in LGBT communities

  Kabi Pokhrel Director of Dissemination, LEGACY Washington, DC     Hello Network! I wanted to extend an invitation to you, on behalf of LEGACY and the Human Right’s Campaign, to the upcoming panel and reception to celebrate the release of a new report, Tobacco Control in LGBT Communities (for more information, see below!). LegacyContinue reading “Upcoming event: Legacy and HRC panel discussion examining the factors influencing tobacco use in LGBT communities”