News

  • April 21, 2017

    Spring into our Summer Events!

    Warmer weather is upon us and at Callen-Lorde, we’re gearing up for our incredible Spring and Summer events lineup! We have a packed calendar with an exciting celebrity-filled kick off in May followed by one of our most anticipated annual events along with three proud new partnerships. “Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back: […]
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  • April 13, 2017

    Celebrating Women Who Champion All Women

    Each year, Spring Fever – Callen-Lorde’s annual celebration of our vital, affirming and inclusive Women’s Health program – recognizes members of the LBTQ communities who have have positively impacted women’s wellness and visibility in New York and beyond. This year we’re thrilled to welcome novelist, playwright, educator and AIDS historian Sarah Schulman, and platform, collective, […]
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  • March 30, 2017

    Announcing Callen-Lorde Brooklyn

    Callen-Lorde Community Health Center Readies for Expansion into Brooklyn in 2019 Agency Signs 20-Year Lease for Space at 40 Flatbush Extension in Downtown Brooklyn to Meet the Healthcare Needs of Even More LGBTQ New Yorkers To address the growing healthcare needs of NYC’s LGBTQ communities and people living with HIV/AIDS, Callen-Lorde is excited to announce our fourth […]
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  • March 27, 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 7, 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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