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  • October 11, 2017

    Callen-Lorde Medical Team Deploying to Puerto Rico

    Update 10/17/17:  Callen-Lorde Team Leader Dana Delgardo, NP, reports that the team is working 12-hour shifts in the medical shelter caring for some very sick patients, some who are in the shelter with family members.  In addition to caring for the patients within shelter, Senior Director of Research and Education Asa Radix, MD, set up […]
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  • October 6, 2017

    Administration Announces New Rules Targeting LGBTQ Communities

    In two blows to the health and safety of our communities this week, the Administration made two announcements – one ordering the Department of Justice to interpret Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to exclude people of transgender experience, and the other, a new rule ostensibly reversing the Affordable Care Act mandate requiring that […]
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  • September 27, 2017

    Sexual Health Awareness Month: Lube 101

    September marks Sexual Health Awareness Month. While much of the month’s focus surrounds HIV and STI prevention, this month is also about highlighting positive sexual health practices and pleasure, whatever your sexual orientation, gender, or body might be. With that in mind, one topic that arises particularly in queer spaces and workshops is lube – […]
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  • 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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  • September 12, 2017

    Callen-Lorde Named Leader in Healthcare Equality Index

    With roots spanning back nearly 50 years, Callen-Lorde has long been a leader in LGBTQ healthcare. To help ensure a similar level of cultural competence with non-LGBTQ specific healthcare providers, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation created the Healthcare Equality Index or HEI – an annual survey that rates hospitals and healthcare facilities on policies and best […]
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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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