Category Archives: Lesbian

Breaking News! NY Hospitals Announce Mandatory LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles, Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs and National LGBT Cancer Network Executive Director Liz Margolies today announced the launch of a mandatory employee training program that will improve access to … Continue reading

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Doctors lack data on LGBT community: report

By Lauren Keiper BOSTON (Reuters) – Gaping holes exist in data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and more research into their lifestyles is needed for medical authorities to better serve them, a report released on Thursday shows. The … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: LGBT Health Awareness Week, March 28-April 1

The National Coalition for LGBT Health recently announced “Come Out for Health” as this year’s theme for LGBT Health Awareness Week.  “Come Out for Health” is a call to action for community members, advocates, service providers, and governmental officials to … Continue reading

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DOJ to Stop Defending Section 3 of DOMA

In a 2/23/2011 release by the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama administration would no longer defend Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act which, for federal purposes, defines marriage as only between … Continue reading

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California State Senator Introduces LGBT Cultural Competency for Health Care Providers Bill

Equality California reported on 2/18/2011 that Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) introduced SB 747, a bill sponsored by Equality California, which would provide LGBT people with “…a safe and welcoming environment when being cared for in hospitals, medical offices, or … Continue reading

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RAI’s LGBTQ HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO

On Sunday this March 20th, dozens of health and wellness experts and providers will offer free presentations and information on LGBT health matters. It’s at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Albany and it’s completely free of charge. RSVP is … Continue reading

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Pride and Joy Families Weekend Conference

The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project, together with local and national sponsors, will hold its fourth LGBTQ family conference on Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10, 2011. It will be held at the RIT Inn and Conference Center, … Continue reading

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A Family is a Family: LGBTQ Foster Care and Adoption Issues

The SOGIProject The Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Project at the University at Albany, School of Social Welfare presents A Family is a Family: LGBTQ Foster Care and Adoption Issues Wednesday, February 9,  4-6 PM HS106A – Husted Hall Amphitheatre, Downtown … Continue reading

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CDC Launches LGBT Youth Bullying Prevention Web Page

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has made available a web page on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health section of their website which includes advice and resources on how teachers and school administrators can prevent bullying … Continue reading

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2011 GLMA Conference Call for Abstracts

The Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) invites you and your colleagues to present at their 29th Annual Conference. The GLMA Annual Conference is the ideal place for clinicians, researchers, public health professionals, and policymakers working in the area of … Continue reading

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