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”

Upcoming Conference! Unity through Diversity: A national LGBT people of color health summit

    Upcoming conference calls for proposals  Unity Through Diversity: A National People of Color Health Summit February 20-23rd, 2014 | Albany, NY    The Unity Through Diversity: A National LGBT People of Color Health Conference, being held in Albany NY, february 20-23rd is seeking workshop proposals! This year’s focus is on “The Power ofContinue reading “Upcoming Conference! Unity through Diversity: A national LGBT people of color health summit”

Out2Enroll: Getting LGBT communities connected to care!

    Network for LGBT Health Equity Out2Enroll LGBT Communities   #GetCovered        The Network for LGBT Health Equity, along with CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers would like to announce the roll-out of our #GetCovered ad campaign, highlighting the experiences of uninsured and underinsured LGBT folks and the barriers they faced accessing healthcare prior toContinue reading “Out2Enroll: Getting LGBT communities connected to care!”

Press Release: LGBT Cancer Survivors’ Voices Spotlight CRACKS in Health CarE SYSTEM

  by Liz Margolies, LCSW  Director, National LGBT Cancer Network     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 11, 2013 CONTACT: Cathy Renna, 917-757-6123, cathy@rennacommunications.com   LGBT Cancer Survivors’ Voices Spotlight CRACKS in Health CarE SYSTEM   MAKES PRACTICAL, LIFE-SAVING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROVIDERS New York, NY….June 11, 2013….The National LGBT Cancer Network released a new report today thatContinue reading “Press Release: LGBT Cancer Survivors’ Voices Spotlight CRACKS in Health CarE SYSTEM”

Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!

    The Network for LGBT Health Equity  Bringing you awesome Webinars and keeping you in the know!            A new feature of the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign was unveiled this week— “Talk With Your Doctor” (TWYD). The goal of this phase of the campaign is to engage health care providers andContinue reading “Upcoming webinar about CDC’s unveiling of “Talk with your doctor” sub-campaign- register today!”

LGBT folks share their quit tips

    Network for LGBT Health Equity Celebrating Spring with some fierce quit tips!      The Network for LGBT Health Equity is one of six national Networks working to reduce tobacco-related disparities in priority populations. APPEAL, Break Free Alliance, NAATPN, NLTCN, Keep it Sacred and (yours truly) the Network for LGBT Health Equity, represent populations that have higher ratesContinue reading “LGBT folks share their quit tips”

LESBIANS AND BISEXUAL WOMEN LAG BEHIND IN RECEIVING ADEQUATE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENINGS

    Sarah Peitzmeier, MSPH Clinical data specialist  Fenway Institute     LESBIANS AND BISEXUAL WOMEN LAG BEHIND HETEROSEXUAL WOMEN IN RECEIVING ADEQUATE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING, DESPITE BEING EQUALLY AT RISK FOR CERVICAL CANCER  Lesbians and bisexual women are as likely as heterosexual women to develop cervical cancer, but are up to 10 times lessContinue reading “LESBIANS AND BISEXUAL WOMEN LAG BEHIND IN RECEIVING ADEQUATE CERVICAL CANCER SCREENINGS”

APPLY NOW FOR NETWORK STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS!

    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!”