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.

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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LGBTQ Communities – Open Enrollment for the ACA Underway

Today is the start of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act coverage for medical care in the U.S., and in the face of so many things happening in our country to roll back protections and rights for our LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Alphabet soup, anyone?

As much progress as we, as a western society, have made in understanding gender and sexuality, the fact remains that these complex constructs still perplex even the most informed among us! This is brought to the surface in a vivid … Continue reading

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GLMA Nursing Summit and Annual Conference – September 13-16

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality is the only organization and dedicated to advancing LGBTQ health and healthcare!  The Annual Conference, along with the Nursing Summit, convenes this year in Philadelphia at the Doubletree Center City hotel.  The Nursing Summit … Continue reading

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Pride Month!

All over the world LGBTQ communities are celebrating our achievements and to inspire movement going forward!  The month of June was designated as “gay pride” month to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, which were a tipping point for … Continue reading

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