Topics :: GLBT health care

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Greenhouse Named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Dec 16, 2014
The Greenhouse, a leading provider of substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and/or alcohol addiction in the Dallas are, has been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign.

HRC Demands End to LGBT Discrimination at Hospitals

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 12, 2014
The HRC's new reports reveals that LGBT Americans are still facing discrimination in health care. They demand that facilities adopt inclusive non-discrimination policies.

Former HHS Head Sebelius Accepts LGBT Medical Professionals Award

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
On Thursday, September 11, the Honorable Kathleen Sebelius, 21st U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, will be honored with the GLMA Achievement Award during GLMA's 32nd Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Health-Care Fears Loom Large in Gay Marriage Cases

By Rick Callahan | Monday Aug 25, 2014
Dozens of same-sex couples are challenging Indiana's and Wisconsin's gay marriage bans in a case being heard Tuesday in the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Looming large in the case is the issue of medical emergencies they face.

The State of Transgender Healthcare

By Pat Magee, MSW | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
I've yet to meet a gay or lesbian person who needed to be treated medically for their sexual orientation. But many, if not most, transgender people require medical treatment to find some sense of relief and comfort with their bodies.

Mass. Legislators Approve Funding for Prostate Health Awareness

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jul 7, 2014
On June 30, The Massachusetts’ House of Representatives and Senate created a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer.

HHC Launches First LGBT Health Clinic, in Harlem

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
On June 5, HHCs Metropolitan Hospital Center in East Harlem opened its new LGBT Health Center, which aims to better serve and remove barriers to care for New York City’s LGBT populations.

Castro Health Center on Track

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Friday Jun 20, 2014
San Francisco’s largest HIV/AIDS-related nonprofit is continuing to build a gay men’s health and wellness center in the Castro neighborhood as it also aims to re-launch one of its fundraising events.

Lyon-Martin Explores Merger

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Monday May 26, 2014
Lyon-Martin Health Services, a nonprofit that provides primary medical care to women and transgender people regardless of their ability to pay, and HealthRight 360, which offers substance abuse counseling and other programs, are exploring a merger.

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