Category Archives: Best practices

Leading Nursing Journal Features LGBT Health Issues!

The June 2014 issue of the American Journal of Nursing features an article authored by Fidelindo A. Lim, DNP, RN, Donald V. Brown Jr., MA, and Sung Min Justin Kim, BSN, RN  titled “Addressing Health Care Disparities in the Lesbian, Gay, … Continue reading

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Name that “ism”

Changing the Game in Reporting of Health Disparities Many of us were drawn to health careers because we wanted to improve the lives of people in our communities. Our social justice orientations keep us engaged and fighting for the nation’s … Continue reading

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Insider/Outsider: Challenges of Research in Oppressed Minority Communities

Note: I wrote this reflection in the past 2 weeks, inspired by a conversation with a colleague.  I don’t know if I will actually try to publish it somewhere, but these ideas were itching to get out on paper, so … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Be Real. Let’s Be Ourselves

Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. I have been told that I “keep my cards close to my chest”, which I assume means that I don’t reveal a lot about myself – I withhold myself or … Continue reading

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