by Emilia Dunham Program Associate June 2nd – 4th, 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, a program of Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia’s LGBT Health Center. This year’s conference focuses on building creative community partnerships, locally, nationally, and globally. This is much in line with our goals at the Network and we’d like to helpContinue reading “Announcing Scholarship Opportunities to the Philly Trans Health Conference!”
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Action alert win!! Trans people now included in National Prevention Plan!
By Scout, Ph.D. Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston Weeha! Sometimes life comes too fast, I’m just now reading the next generation of the Draft National Prevention Plan, that one created by the new uber healthcare reform group that includes half the U.S. Cabinet (meaning health isn’tContinue reading “Action alert win!! Trans people now included in National Prevention Plan!”
Are we at the tipping point in LGBT Health?
by Emilia Dunham Reporting from the Trans Health Summit in San Francisco We all know that in our community’s history has experienced severe health disparities compared to the general population. Rob Garofalo of Chicago’s Howard Brown University wraps up the Summit with a summary of the LGBT IOM Health Report and what this could meanContinue reading “Are we at the tipping point in LGBT Health?”
The Needs and Practical Implication of Transgender Healthcare Inclusion
by Emilia Dunham Reporting from the National Transgender Health Summit in San Francisco In the afternoon I attended a session led by Andre Wilson and Jamison Green who discussed transgender insurance inclusion. First of, what does Trans-Inclusive Policies mean? Insurance policies include: Mental Health care Hormone Replacement Therapy Breast/chest reduction Genital surgeries Hysterectomy Second, whatContinue reading “The Needs and Practical Implication of Transgender Healthcare Inclusion”
Importance of Advocacy for Implementation of Trans Inclusion in Federal Health Policies
by Emilia Dunham Reporting from the Transgender Health Summit in San Francisco I’m having the incredible privilege of attending the Center for Excellence for Transgender Health’s first national Transgender Health Summit. The opening remarks this morning were from Herb Schultz, MPP, Regional Director at the DHHS Region IX who spoke about trans inclusion at theContinue reading “Importance of Advocacy for Implementation of Trans Inclusion in Federal Health Policies”
Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community
by Emilia Dunham Reporting on the Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community BrownBag Webinar on November 11th. On November 11th, we held our Transgender Awareness Week BrownBag Webinar on Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community with special guest co-presenters Susan Forrest and Talia Mae Bettcher. On the webinar, Susan and Talia provided greatContinue reading “Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community”