Month: October 2017

  • October 27, 2017

    National Breast/Chest Cancer Awareness Month

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    As we approach the end of breast/chest cancer awareness month, it’s important to remember that while everyone with breast or chest tissue is at risk of developing cancer, the rates vary significantly and depend on a number of factors. Cisgender women bear a far greater burden than cis men, with even greater disparities among the […]
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  • October 11, 2017

    Callen-Lorde Medical Team Deployed to Puerto Rico

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    Update 10/27/17: Last night our team returned home from Puerto Rico. During their deployment they treated hundreds of people for injuries from the hurricane, uncontrolled chronic illnesses and infections, all exacerbated by post hurricane conditions and stress. We’re so grateful for their incredible contributions and look forward to continuing to support those teams still on […]
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  • October 6, 2017

    Administration Announces New Rules Targeting LGBTQ Communities

    New Rules Target LGBTQ Communities

    In two blows to the health and safety of our communities this week, the Administration made two announcements – one ordering the Department of Justice to interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to exclude people of transgender experience, and the other, a new rule ostensibly reversing the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring that […]
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