Author Archives: peggychinn

About peggychinn

feminist, nurse activist, writer, editor of ANS Advances in Nursing Science, quilter, grandmother nurturing the future of the amazing children in my life.

American Nurses Association Takes a Stand on LGBTQ Health!

The ANA has issued a major position statement advocating for LGBTQ+ populations – you can download it here  David Keepnews, the nurse scholar who advised on the development of this statement, observed that it is especially important that the fact that this statement … Continue reading

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Just released – 2018 LGBTQ Youth Report

In 2017, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation partnered with researchers at the University of Connecticut to replicate and expand on a similar 2012 survey to identify  experiences of LGBTQ youth in their family settings, schools, social circles and communities. This project … Continue reading

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Save the date – GLMA Nursing Summit, Wednesday, October 10, 2018

You are invited to participate in the GLMA Nursing Summit, which will take place prior to the GLMA Annual Conference on LGBT Health—the premier scientific conference on LGBTQ health. The Summit will be held at the Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas, located at … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

We have received notice of notable events for from the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) LGBTQIA Research Interest Group (RIG) April 22- 24, 2018, SYNChronicity2018, (Washington, D. C.) The National Coalition for LGBT Health presents SYNChronicity 2018, a conference on … Continue reading

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LGBTQ individuals embark on important political careers in the U.S.

Recent  U.S. elections (state, regional and local) resulted in a record-breaking number of history-making results – women, people of color, and LGBTQ people winning in unlikely places!  Just a few days before these elections hardly anyone would have predicted the kinds of … Continue reading

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