UCLA Health is proud to present an online pride celebration and drag revue featuring iconic drag performers Ongina, Moi Moi Moi, Sunset Blush and others, each of whom will lip sync a song promoting community, inclusion and diversity.
Several new studies from researchers at the Wellesley Centers for Women help us understand more about the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+ teens—and how we can better support them. WCW Senior Research Scientists Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., and Jennifer M. Grossman,…
Columbia University School of Nursing has announced the establishment of the Center for Sexual and Gender Minority Health Research (CSGMHR).
By: Kathleen Haughney | Published: June 10, 2021 | 1:06 pm | SHARE: Recent moves by the Biden administration to prohibit health care discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity were widely applauded by civil rights groups. But health officials are still fighting a battle when it comes to making sure all LGBTQ individuals receive adequate health care.
A person with cancer who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or non-binary may have unique concerns about communicating with their cancer care team, navigating the healthcare system and coping with their diagnosis. An expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute calls attention to the healthcare challenges and barriers faced by this community during Pride Month and explains how health care professionals are becoming better allies.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of color are disproportionately experiencing the impact of COVID-19. “We can’t treat the LGBTQ community as a monolith and must attend to the diversity within this population,” says Perry N. Halkitis, dean…
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has established a new research center to focus on the health, safety and well-being of the LGBTQ Community. The UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research, & Health (C-LARAH) is directed by Matthew Mimiaga, a Fielding School professor of epidemiology renowned for his research working with sexual and gender minorities at the intersection of HIV, substance use and mental health.
States need to implement a uniform system of collecting sexual orientation and gender identity demographic data to better understand the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on LGBTQ communities, according to a new Rutgers School of Public Health Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) paper.
The Rutgers School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) has received $25,000 from the PRIDE Alliance People and Business Resource Group at Bristol Myers Squibb to support their journal, Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health.
For its equitable and inclusive policies and practices, the University of Chicago Medicine has been designated as a “LGBTQ Healthcare Equity Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index.
Rutgers School of Public Health Dean, Perry N. Halkitis, has received the Distinguished Book Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity for Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation.
Preliminary results from this first-of-its-kind survey found that gender diverse people and queer people of color are experiencing a number of disparities. They include higher rates of COVID-19, more difficulty accessing a variety of services, and higher rates of anxiety and depression, as well as high unemployment compared with white participants.
The celebration of Pride Month has focused a spotlight not only on the important voices and critical progress made by the LGBTQ community but also on issues that still must be addressed to create a more inclusive, equitable and supportive…
Perry N. Halkitis, dean, Rutgers School of Public Health, public health psychologist, researcher, educator, and advocate and an expert on the health of LGBTQ + people and populations, is available for interviews following the Supreme Court’s ruling that federal law…