News Archives - Callen-Lorde

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  • April 18, 2024

    Renovations Coming Your Way!

    Callen-Lorde has initiated a renovation project to enhance our ability to serve our patients for years to come in Chelsea. Although the construction process may cause temporary inconveniences, the renovations will yield long-term benefits including: An improved floorplan for the first and second floors Increased capacity at our pharmacy Enhanced privacy for patients and pharmacy […]

  • November 22, 2023

    Thank You for Making Callen-Lorde’s 23rd Annual Community Health Awards an Incredible Success!

    On behalf of Callen-Lorde’s gala event and auction committee, the Board, and our staff, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who showed up and otherwise supported our 23rd Annual Community Health Awards on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Your energy and enthusiasm truly made it a night to remember! We are thrilled to announce that with […]

  • August 7, 2023

    American Academy of Pediatrics Reaffirms Support for Gender-Affirming Care

    NEW YORK (August 7, 2023) — Today Callen-Lorde released the following statement from Uri Belkind, MD, Associate Director of Medicine for Adolescent Medicine in support of the American Academy of Pediatrics reaffirming its support for gender-affirming medical care for transgender children. “It is my hope the recent unanimous decision from the Board of Directors of the […]

  • June 23, 2023

    New NY State Funding Aims to Increase Transgender Primary Care Providers

    Callen-Lorde has received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to provide transgender healthcare training to medical professionals. The goal of Transgender Clinical Scholars Training Pilot Program is to address the severe shortage of providers who deliver healthcare to transgender people across the state. “Transgender people often struggle to find medical providers […]

  • April 20, 2023

    Callen-Lorde Condemns Attacks on Gender Affirming Care

    Everyone deserves access to high-quality medical care, and Callen-Lorde condemns Project Veritas and their attempt to viciously exploit gender affirming care for political gain. Their actions have threatened the right to privacy of patients and medical staff around the country. As a health center with more than 50 years of providing care to LGBTQ+ New […]

  • February 1, 2023

    Black LGBTQ+ History Month

    During Black History Month and all throughout the year, we are reminded of the words of one of our namesakes, writer and poet Audre Lorde:   “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”  The LGBTQ+ rights movement would not exist without the commitments and sacrifices of […]

  • October 17, 2022

    LGBTQ History Month

    October commemorates LGBTQ History Month! Our own grassroots history begins in 1969 – just shy of 6 months after Stonewall. Two young doctors started the St. Mark’s Clinic (also known as ‘St. Mark’s Free Clinic’ and ‘St. Mark’s Community Clinic) at 44 St. Marks Place, the epicenter of East Coast counter culture. The mission of the […]

  • September 7, 2022

    Introducing our Interim Executive Director

    Dear friends and supporters,  It is a great honor to introduce myself as Interim Executive Director of Callen-Lorde.   Over the last 20 years I have served in a variety of roles at Callen-Lorde, most recently as Senior Director of Planning & Sustainability. In this role, I have worked closely with the finance, clinical, and operations […]

  • October 29, 2020

    Take Action to Reverse the Medicaid Pharmacy Carve Out!

    Callen-Lorde is helping to lead a growing coalition of organizations and clinics that are all working to reverse the Medicaid Pharmacy Carve Out. Please take a look at our new website – Save NY’s Safety Net – and click here to take action today!  We have to keep up the pressure on Governor Cuomo, DOH and […]

  • November 25, 2019

    Mural Unveiled in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Wednesday, November 20th, marks Transgender Day of Remembrance. As the violence against trans women of color – particularly Black trans women – has increased to epidemic proportions over the last year, we partnered with artist UMAN (pronouns she/her, they/them) to do an installation on the windows at our 18th Street location in honor of those […]

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