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  • March 23, 2017

    Transgender Day of Visibility 2017

    Every year on March 31st, we recognize Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). From TDOV.org: “TDOV is a day to show your support for the trans community. It aims to bring attention to the accomplishments of trans people around the globe while fighting cissexism and transphobia by spreading knowledge of the trans community. Unlike Transgender Day […]
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  • March 22, 2017

    The Affordable Care Act and LGBTQ Communities

    Update: Friday, 3/24 the legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act was pulled from consideration on the House floor. Do you agree with us that healthcare is – or should be – a right and not a privilege? Did you know that LGBTQ people are more than twice as likely to be uninsured as non-LGBTQ […]
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  • March 20, 2017

    Why I Run

    On Saturday, April 1st, Callen-Lorde will hold the second annual Rainbow Run – a 5k/10k fun run / leisure walk along the Hudson River in support of our life-saving programs and services. Designed for all fitness levels and abilities, the Rainbow Run is a great opportunity to get active and get involved, meet friends and […]
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  • February 20, 2017

    8 Ways to Get Involved in 2017!

    Want to get involved? Our special events are an incredible way to support the health of New York’s LGBTQ communities while having a great time doing it! Whether you’ve attended our special events in the past or are new to the Callen-Lorde community we hope you’ll come out and join us. Our special events range […]
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  • February 14, 2017

    Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

    February marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) – a national effort to raise awareness about violence in relationships among teens and young adults and to promote programs and interventions to help prevent it. Dating violence encompasses types of abuse that can range from physical and sexual violence to forms of emotional abuse, including intimidation, […]
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  • February 7, 2017

    National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, we reflect on the progress made and the challenges that lie ahead in ending the epidemic nationally and around the globe. In 2017, HIV/AIDS has and continues to disproportionately affect Black and African-American communities – black cis women, trans women, and men who have sex with men (MSM).  Despite […]
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  • January 17, 2017

    Behavioral Health Team Completes DBT Certification

    Starting in May 2016, Callen-Lorde sent a team of ten mental health providers to participate in a two-part Intensive Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) hosted by The Linehan Institute-Behavioral Tech at St. John’s University. DBT is a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment originally designed for patients with borderline personality disorder and/or chronic suicidality and non-suicidal self injury […]
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  • December 9, 2016

    Action Alert: Injectable Estrogen Shortage

    The national shortage of injectable estrogen persists — and continues to be a public health crisis. Callen-Lorde is at the forefront of a national effort to demand that injectable estrogen products are returned to the market. In September, we co-authored a sign-on letter to Par and Perrigo Pharmaceuticals – the companies that manufacture the brand […]
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  • December 1, 2016

    World Aids Day 2016

    A Message from our Prevention Outreach Staff on World AIDS Day: “Today is a special day for Callen-Lorde, our communities, and all who have helped lead the effort to end the HIV epidemic not only in New York City but around the globe. December 1st is World AIDS Day, a day to pay tribute to […]
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  • November 9, 2016

    Continuing the Fight

    With the outcome of the election decided, many of us are wondering what will happen next. Through our nearly 50 year history for health justice we have seen for better and worse, change does not happen overnight. This is a struggle, and we are in it together. Callen-Lorde will continue to fight, as we always have, to fight for […]
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