Category Archives: Nursing

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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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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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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New Workplace Climate Scale!

Have you ever experienced or witnessed conditions that harm workers who are LGBTQ?  Perhaps you have not even thought about this problem, but we know that it exists in far too many situations. In an effort to address this issue, … Continue reading

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American Academy of Nursing Issues 2 LGBTQ Policy Statements

This month the American Academy of Nursing has issued two important policy statements that affirm LGBTQ health!  Both statements are available for download from the Nursing Outlook web site: American Academy of Nursing position statement on reparative therapy – this statement … Continue reading

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