News

  • September 12, 2017

    Rest in Peace, Edie

    Statement on the passing of Edie Windsor From Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, The LGBT Community Center, Hetrick-Martin Institute and SAGE It is with profound sadness and a heavy heart that we mourn the passing of Edie Windsor, LGBTQ rights activist and icon, who passed away on Tuesday, September 12. Edie worked passionately and tirelessly throughout her […]
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  • August 28, 2017

    Transcendence 2017 – Meet the Honorees!

    This September marks the 6th annual Transcendence –  a celebration for transgender and non-binary communities, friends and allies, honoring leaders in TGNC health and wellness while raising funds for the Transgender Health Program at Callen-Lorde. Started in 2012 as an intimate gathering honoring the inimitable Kate Bornstein, Transcendence has grown into one of the most anticipated TGNC […]
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  • August 14, 2017

    National Health Center Week 2017

    Each year during the third week in August, Community Health Centers (CHC’s) across the country commemorate National Health Center Week and celebrate the important role they play in America’s healthcare landscape. Community Health Centers or CHC’s, like Callen-Lorde, are comprehensive and cost effective primary health care options for some of the country’s most underserved communities. […]
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  • July 31, 2017

    Healthcare Victory Amidst Setbacks

    This last few weeks have been dizzying for many of us. For now, we can breathe a sigh of relief that the latest efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have stalled. In the early hours of July 28, the Senate voted down – 51 to 49 – what was known as the […]
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  • July 27, 2017

    We Won’t Go Back: Policy Proposals Target LGBTQ Communities

    This week, the Trump Administration unleashed a series of policy proposals with the potential to have severe consequences to the health and wellness of people of transgender experience and LGBTQ communities at large. On Wednesday, President Trump announced via Twitter that he plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military, citing that the […]
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  • July 24, 2017

    Asa Radix, MD Named Co-Chair of WPATH’s Standards of Care 8 Revision Committee

    We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Asa Radix, Senior Director of Research and Education, was named by the Board of Directors of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) as Co-Chair of the 8th Revision of its Standards of Care. WPATH promotes the highest standards of health care for individuals through the articulation […]
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  • June 28, 2017

    For Better, or Worse? The New Health Care Act

    The Better Care Reconciliation Act 2017 – the Senate Republican version of the American Health Care Act – was released last week.  It is largely not good news. The passage of this bill would eliminate Medicaid expansion and all but end Medicaid as we know it, cutting off health care for tens of millions of […]
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  • June 22, 2017

    National HIV Testing Day

    Every year organizations and nonprofits around the US observe June 27th as National HIV Testing Day. A day to get facts, get tested, and get involved! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about 1.2 million people in the US are living with HIV. Nearly 45,000 people find out they have HIV […]
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  • May 26, 2017

    Proposed Budget is Bad Health for LGBTQ Communities, People Living with HIV/AIDS

    This week, President Trump released his FY18 budget blueprint. Front and center are proposed cuts to Medicaid, a public program that provides health coverage for low-income individuals who fall in to a range of eligible categories. The blueprint also puts forth proposals for deep cuts to a wide-range of social programs that benefit millions. If […]
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  • May 23, 2017

    Partying for Good

    Each year Callen-Lorde hosts a bevy of special events, ranging from fun runs to galas, cocktail soirees to pool parties, all in support of our life-saving programs and services. In addition to this incredible calendar of events, Callen-Lorde is also the beneficiary of third party events hosted by friends, supporters and community members – people […]
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