Advocating for a Brighter Future: Our Views, Our Issues & Our Lives

    Felecia King, Project Specialist LGBT HealthLink     Blogging from the National Black Justice Coalition’s Out on the Hill Conference. So day 2 was not as invigorating as Day 1. However, I am noticing a common arising theme, African-American LGBT people, as a group, feel under-served, misrepresented and mistreated. It was “Issue AdvocacyContinue reading “Advocating for a Brighter Future: Our Views, Our Issues & Our Lives”

I Did It: Lunch With a Total Stranger

    Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. Founder and Executive Director, National LGBT Cancer Network     As published on Huffington Post’s new LGBT Wellness blog, see original at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/liz-margolies-lcsw/i-did-it-lunch-with-a-total-stranger_b_5090289.html When a white, atheist psychotherapist has lunch with the founder of Depressed Black Gay Men (DBGM), they each get food for thought. We met by email when someone forwardedContinue reading “I Did It: Lunch With a Total Stranger”

CVS PHARMACY, TOBACCO AND THE LGBT COMMUNITY

                  Michael G. Bare, MPH Program Coordinator National LGBT Cancer Network  As you may have heard CVS pharmacy announced that it will no longer be carrying cigarettes and tobacco products. The CEO of CVS, whose father smoked and died young from cancer, stated that “cigarettes and tobaccoContinue reading “CVS PHARMACY, TOBACCO AND THE LGBT COMMUNITY”