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  • March 20, 2018

    Meet Lydia Polgreen: Spring Fever 2018 Honoree!

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    Meet Lydia Polgreen.   Lydia is Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost. She was named to that post in December 2016 after spending nearly 15 years at the New York Times, where she led an initiative to expand its audience outside the United States, with an initial focus on Latin America. Previously, Lydia was Deputy International Editor, the […]
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  • March 16, 2018

    Callen-Lorde Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Actions to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Curb Hepatitis C

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    March 16, 2018 Today Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State would be the first state in the nation to create and implement a plan to eliminate hepatitis C, and demonstrated his commitment to fully implementing the Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (ETE) Plan by expanding HIV rental assistance to Upstate NY and Long Island. “Callen-Lorde […]
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  • March 9, 2018

    Transforming Health Photo and Video Shoot Casting

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    CASTING CALL We’re looking for transgender and gender non-binary people of any HIV status, ages 18+, for a compensated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention photo and video shoot about HIV prevention and treatment! Shoot will take place April 20-22, 2018 at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City. All interested applicants must be […]
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  • March 8, 2018

    Renovations Coming Your Way!

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    In 2018 Callen-Lorde will embark on a renovation project at our West 18th Street flagship location to help us better serve our patients and support our growing staff for years to come. While the construction process will cause temporary inconvenience, the outcomes will bring benefits to all who Callen-Lorde serve. Some highlights of the renovation […]
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  • March 1, 2018

    Celebrating 20 Years on 18th Street

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    20 years ago this March, Callen-Lorde moved from a small suite at 208 West 13th Street into our current headquarters, located at 356 West 18th St in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. It was a long road to have our own dedicated space, and an even longer one to where we are today – a […]
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  • January 19, 2018

    Statement Regarding the Establishment of US Department of Health and Human Services Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights

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    Statement from Wendy Stark, Executive Director, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center The guiding principle in medicine is to “do no harm” and removing protections for those seeking medically necessary care will indeed cause patients harm. As one of the largest providers of LGBTQ healthcare in the world, we know firsthand that LGBTQ folks overcome tremendous obstacles […]
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  • November 30, 2017

    U=U: Setbacks and Strides

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    On World AIDS Day, we reflect upon the most recent tools – and progress – in the fight against HIV/AIDS. PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis), and most recently, using HIV treatment as a prevention tool, colloquially known as TasP or U=U, have made great strides in decreasing HIV transmission rates, particularly in areas where […]
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  • November 27, 2017

    Standing on the Shoulders of our History

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    As we forge into the future with our new visual identity in partnership Mother Design, we stand on the shoulders of our rich history and pay homage to our former logo, created by then Associate Executive Director Richard Haymes in 1998. Callen-Lorde’s grassroots heritage spanning nearly 50 years to the St. Mark’s Community Clinic and […]
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  • November 20, 2017

    Introducing Our New Visual Identity

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    Over our nearly 50 year history, Callen-Lorde has evolved to be a global leader in LGBTQ healthcare while staying true to our roots – to provide sensitive, quality healthcare care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer people and people living with HIV/AIDS without judgement, and regardless of ability to pay. As we progress into our […]
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  • 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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