Category: Health Education

  • February 14, 2020

    Reflecting on Relationships

      Whether you celebrate it or not, Valentine’s Day can be a good time to reflect on all of the relationships in your life – with friends, family, loved ones, and any sexual or romantic relationships you may be involved in. No matter how you define them, it’s important that your relationships are healthy ones! […]


  • October 11, 2019

    National Coming Out Day

    Those of us that have ever had to “come out” know that it isn’t a one-time thing.  We come out to different people, we come out as we learn more about ourselves and our identities, we come out by sharing our likes and dislikes, and we come out by talking about our loves and heart-breaks. […]


  • March 21, 2019

    Anal Cancer: What You Should Know

    March 21st is Anal Cancer Awareness Day – a cancer that is relatively rare in the general population but is unfortunately much more common in folks who live with HIV, and especially HIV+ men who have sex with men. Due to discrimination and stigma, there is a greater possibility that people at increased risk may […]


  • December 1, 2018

    World AIDS Day 2018

      “We must fix our hearts and minds on a clear image of the day when AIDS is no more. Make no mistake that day will come.” – Michael Callen On World AIDS Day, we remember the words of our namesake, Michael Callen. Today, we believe we are closer to this dream than ever, thanks […]


  • August 13, 2018

    National Health Center Week 2018

    Each year in August, we celebrate “National Health Center Week”- a week to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Community Health Centers to the health and wellness of our nation.This year’s theme is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Our Healthcare Heroes!” Community Health Centers like Callen-Lorde (also known as Federally Qualified Health Centers or FQHCs) serve […]


  • June 5, 2018

    HIV Long Term Survivors’ Awareness Day

    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 […]


  • May 18, 2018

    National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    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 […]


  • October 27, 2017

    National Breast/Chest Cancer Awareness Month

    During Breast/Chest Cancer Awareness Month, it’s important to remember that while everyone with breast or chest tissue is at risk of developing cancer, the rates vary significantly and depend on a number of factors. Cisgender women bear a far greater burden than cis men, with even greater disparities among the mortality rates for lesbians, bisexuals, […]


  • 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 – […]


  • 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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