Category Archives: LGBT Health

Progress!

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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NSNA (National Student Nurses Association) passes two LGBTQ-related resolutions

Each year representatives among the 60,000 nursing students who belong to the NSNA gather for a convention, and consider a host of resolutions for action pertaining to a wide range of issues.  The 2016 conference was from March 30 – … Continue reading

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Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m 64?

The United States is experiencing its largest population of aging seniors, approximately one in five Americans will be over the age of 65 by 2030, according to a 2013 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to a … Continue reading

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John-Manuel Andriote on Gay Men’s Resilience

As we’ve written before, the capacity to bend in life’s storms without breaking is an important virtue, which is cultivated not by coddling a “cloistered virtue” but by testing and using these psychic “muscles,” is essential to mental and physical wellness. Also known … Continue reading

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13th Annual LGBT Health Awareness Week March 23-27, 2015

LGBT Health Awareness Week was established by the National Coalition for LGBT Health to promote increased health awareness and outcomes in the LGBT community and promote the need for greater cultural competency in the healthcare system. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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