Trans First World Problems

  Bishop S.F. Makalani-Mahee Minister. Performing Artist. Community Organizer         So I’m sitting in  this workshop at Philly Trans Health Conference entitled “Everything in Africa is Gendered”  given by  a south African trans woman of color, and before the workshop even begins she comes over to me introduces herself and tells meContinue reading “Trans First World Problems”

Philly the City of Trans Love

    #bishopmakalani-mahee Philly the City of Trans Love Bishop S.F. Makalani-MaHee       The moment I got off the plane I felt it.   While I was waiting for the shuttle bus to take me to my hotel in downtown Philly another transman just looks at me and extends a brotherly greeting , andContinue reading “Philly the City of Trans Love”

PRESS RELEASE: 2014 LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER SURVEY REPORT

(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”

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!”

Sia Inspires Me to Be a Healthier Trans Person

There’s something oddly intimate about a person’s exercise playlist. If you’re like me and hear the same songs every day for 30 minutes to an hour of sweating, the playlist takes on its own life. Memories of pushing, sweating, and endorphins get laid on top of each track like delicious frosting. But these are popularContinue reading “Sia Inspires Me to Be a Healthier Trans Person”

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!”

The Network’s very own Trudie Jackson is honored as Echo Magazine’s woman of the year!

    Network Steering Committee Member Trudie Jackson: Echo Magazine’s Woman of the Year!  Congratulations Trudie!!!       We were so happy to hear that our very own Steering Committee member, Trudie Jackson, has been chosen as Echo Magazine’s 2013 Woman of the Year for her work as an advocate for the trans communityContinue reading “The Network’s very own Trudie Jackson is honored as Echo Magazine’s woman of the year!”

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!”