Providing Health Care for the LGBT Community

LGBT individuals often suffer discrimination in receiving health care and as a result have a lack of trust in the medical system. Health care providers are vital in the effort to reduce health care disparities in the LGBT community.

It is crucial for patients to feel accepted and trusting of their health care provider as to […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness

by Regina R.

This October, I looked down at the pink I was wearing for “awareness” and sighed. I thought about my t-shirt, a mix of synthetic fibers and pink dye, and how it has done absolutely nothing to stop cancer cells from growing, multiplying, and murdering women.
I then had a revolutionary thought—to stop breast cancer […]

By |October 28th, 2015|blog|Comments Off on Breast Cancer Awareness

Southern Hyde: The Implications of the Hyde Amendment in the Southern States

by Molly “MK” Anderson

It’s been 39 years since the Hyde amendment was passed. When I think about the amendment, which prohibits Medicaid funds from covering abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or life-threatening pregnancies, I consider the myriad of ways reproductive choice is yanked out of reach for poor communities. In my home state […]

By |September 30th, 2015|blog|Comments Off on Southern Hyde: The Implications of the Hyde Amendment in the Southern States