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  • July 6, 2016

    Introducing Callen-Lorde’s New Board Chair, Vice-Chair

    Callen-Lorde is proud to announce our Board of Directors recently elected Laura A. Jacobs as Chair of the Board – the first trans and genderqueer-identified Board Chair in our organization’s history. Laura is a psychotherapist in New York City, New Jersey and Westchester, who works extensively with transgender and gender-nonconforming, LGBTQ, and sexual/gender minority populations. Jacobs has been a client of […]

  • June 13, 2016

    It’s Time to Love. It’s Time to March.

    Dearest community, As we all know by now, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida that was hosting Latin Night on the evening of the National Puerto Rican Parades was the target of a mass shooting this weekend.  At least fifty people’s lives were lost as a result of this heinous violence at Pulse Nightclub. Around the […]

  • March 30, 2016

    The Collaborative: A New LGBTQ Collaboration

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (Callen-Lorde) are excited – during LGBT Health Awareness Week – to announce a path-breaking, joint health equity initiative across our organizations called The Collaborative.  While each organization will retain its independent status and […]

  • September 8, 2015

      Infectious syphilis is increasing in New York State, with a 13 percent increase in New York City and a 44 percent increase in Upstate New York between 2013 and 2014.  In many Central New York and Capital District counties, the number of cases has more than doubled in this period. The highest burden of […]

  • August 18, 2015

    Trans*cendence 2015

    Trans*cendence, Callen-Lorde’s annual reception for trans* and gender non-conforming communities, friends and allies will be held on October 1st this year, honoring photographer, writer, and co-founder of Original Plumbing Amos Mac, alongside celebrated writer, artist, and DJ, Juliana Huxtable, for their contributions to increasing visibility and promoting wellness of transgender and gender non-conforming people. AMOS MAC+ Amos […]

  • August 6, 2015

    Legionnaires’ Disease – What You Need to Know

      With the recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in NYC, here are some important facts to be aware of.  Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria. While the current outbreak has been concentrated primarily to the South Bronx, it’s important to note that it is very rare overall in the US […]

  • June 26, 2015

    Celebrate, and Keep Fighting

    Today we celebrate what many of us have long fought for: the right to legally marry. To have our families and dignities protected is long overdue. Many of us have fought tirelessly for this moment for over 20 years, from Romer v Evans through the case of our good friend and advocate, Edie Windsor, who […]

  • May 4, 2015

    Welcome to the May issue of OUT & About, Callen-Lorde’s Community Health Education newsletter! This bimonthly newsletter highlights the external impact of the many conferences, trainings, workshops, and outreach events in which Callen-Lorde staff members are involved. In this issue, you’ll read about events from March and April. During this time, Callen-Lorde staff members provided health education, […]

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