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  • June 14, 2018

    Blood is Blood

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    Today is World Blood Donor Day, but the FDA still discriminates against men who have had sex with men in the last 12 months. To bring awareness to the issue, spark conversation and inspire reform, creative agency Mother New York collaborated with Callen-Lorde, artist Stuart Semple and gender fluid retailer The Phluid Project to collect […]
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  • June 5, 2018

    HIV Long Term Survivors’ Awareness Day

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    With all of the recent advances in HIV treatment and prevention, it can be easy to forget those who have been living with HIV/AIDS before these advances – before the approval for PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) as prevention in 2012; before approval of the first ‘highly active antiretroviral therapy’ (HAART) that began the transformation of HIV […]
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  • June 1, 2018

    Healthcare for Every BODY!

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    Today marks the start of Pride season in New York, and we’re thrilled to announce our 2018 Pride theme: Healthcare for Every BODY. We believe that providing quality healthcare for queer, trans, non-binary, black and brown bodies – bodies with a disability, bodies of size, bodies affected by poverty, and bodies who have been marginalized […]
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  • May 18, 2018

    National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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    In spite of the increasing burden of HIV/AIDS among Asian, native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI), these communities are often the ones left out of the conversation. In honor of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, it is important to break the silence and raise awareness of the burden, as well as […]
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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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