Category: Press Releases

  • 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 […]


  • April 8, 2019

    Geiger Gibson Program Recognizes 12 Emerging Leaders at 2019 NACHC Policy & Issues Forum

    Each year, the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) honors young professionals from across the country who are making significant impacts to community health and health centers. Community health centers and primary care associations nominate young staff members whose contributions to […]


  • January 4, 2019

    Celebrating Our History: 50 Years of LGBTQ Health

    In many ways, the history of Callen-Lorde mirrors the communities of those we serve: a history of oppression, struggle and pain, but also one of resilience, beauty, and strength. In 1969, just shy of 6 months after Stonewall, two young doctors started the St. Marks Clinic (also known as ‘St. Marks Free Clinic’ and ‘St. […]


  • March 16, 2018

    Callen-Lorde Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Actions to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Curb Hepatitis C

    March 16, 2018 Today Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State would be the first state in the nation to create and implement a plan to eliminate hepatitis C, and demonstrated his commitment to fully implementing the Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic (ETE) Plan by expanding HIV rental assistance to Upstate NY and Long Island. “Callen-Lorde […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • July 21, 2016

    Callen-Lorde Bronx Opens for Business!

    Callen-Lorde Bronx Opens for Business! New Facility Will Serve Ever-Expanding Health Care Needs of New York City’s LGBTQ Communities;  Apicha Community Health Center to Partner with Callen-Lorde on Health Care Referrals in Manhattan Callen-Lorde is proud to announce the opening of our newest facility, Callen-Lorde Bronx. Callen-Lorde Bronx provides primary care, HIV care, transgender care and […]


  • July 15, 2016

    Injectable Estrogen Shortage

    SHORTAGE OF INJECTABLE ESTROGEN PRESENTS POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH RISK ESTROGEN IN PATCH AND TABLET FORMS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE Callen-Lorde Community Health Center warns of potential public health risk for transgender women and transfeminine people due to a nationwide shortage of some generic and brand name injectable estrogen.  Makers of the drugs have reported manufacturing […]


  • 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 […]