Category Archives: Education

Back-to-School Health for LGBTQ Families

With only a few weeks left in August, students will be returning to school soon. LGBTQ families (which I define as families that include LGBTQ parents or children or both) have the same concerns about school health as heteronormative families, … Continue reading

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Pediatric Nursing Certification Board promotes caring for LGBTQ youth

This post is contributed by Lori Anne Boocks, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.  Lori reached out to in order to let us know about the affirmative work they are doing to address the needs of LGBTQ youth! … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Excited about the LGBT Legal Fair

I was reading through upcoming LGBT events in my community and came across what initially struck me as the most tame of postings I’d ever seen in my party-loving, adopted home of New Orleans. Advertised as an “LGBT Legal Fair”, … Continue reading

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A couple of months ago, I got an email that sent chills down my spine. And I mean the good kind of chills that you get when something you have hoped for and anticipated for a long time finally happens. … Continue reading

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Student Resources page added to LavenderHealth Resources!

We have listed a couple of resources for students on our “Other Resources” page for a while, but now they have a home of their own!  If you head on over to the “Resources” section on our main menu, now … Continue reading

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