Category Archives: Resources

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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A new podcast to check out – em dash

Kimberly Acquaviva is hosting a new podcast, em dash, to explore diverse patients’ and healthcare professionals’ lived experiences in healthcare.  The topics are far-ranging- many of them you will not encounter in most of the podcast – or larger media world!  You … Continue reading

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Is Your School of Nursing a SafeZone?

Walking through the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Nursing I noticed over a dozen square stickers outside faculty doors saying, “SafeZone for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Ally” in rainbow letters. As a nursing student at LSU, I was thrilled … 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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LGBTQ Cultures, 2nd edition, now available on Kindle!

We are delighted to let everyone know that the 2nd edition of the book we use on the LavenderHealth.org website as the recommended text for education is now available on all ebook outlets.  The book is LGBTQ Cultures: What Healthcare Professionals … Continue reading

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