Discrimination contributes to poorer heart health for LGBTQ adults

Discrimination contributes to poorer heart health for LGBTQ adults

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailAmerican Heart Association Scientific Statement Statement Highlights: The majority of LGBTQ adults report experiencing discrimination from a health care professional. Compared to cisgender heterosexual adults, LGBTQ populations experience multi-level, psychological and social stressors, including exposure to discrimination and violence, yet data on how these stressors affect their cardiovascular health …

RESOURCES for LGBTQ+ youth

RESOURCES for LGBTQ+ youth

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWith quarantine safety measures in place across the country, LGBTQ+ youth are at an even greater risk of social isolation and depression. Online resources have become increasingly more important for LGBTQ+ youth to maintain their mental and emotional health during and after this period. We have compiled a list …

DRY Soda Company Debuts Limited-Edition 2020 DRY Botanical Bubbly Pineapple and Watermelon Summer Celebration Bottles

DRY Soda Company Debuts Limited-Edition 2020 DRY Botanical Bubbly Pineapple and Watermelon Summer Celebration Bottles

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DRY Soda Company, creator of DRY Botanical Bubbly, a beautifully-flavored, lightly-sweet line of non-alcoholic beverages, has debuted its limited-edition 2020 Summer Celebration bottles in Pineapple and Watermelon. With beautiful summer-inspired packaging incorporating DRY’s new product name and look, which were announced earlier this year, these 750-mL shareable Celebration …

Fauci: Gay people lifted stigma with “incredible courage” in HIV/AIDS epidemic

Fauci: Gay people lifted stigma with “incredible courage” in HIV/AIDS epidemic

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Chris Johnson – Washington Blade WASHINGTON, DC – Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday the visibility LGBTQ people brought to themselves during the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic helped change the tide for public perception. Fauci made the remarks during the daily White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing when …

LGBT people are more likely than non-LGBT people to face housing instability

LGBT people are more likely than non-LGBT people to face housing instability

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailLOS ANGELES – A new report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law examines challenges facing LGBT people in accessing affordable and secure housing. The report finds that LGBT people have higher rates of poverty, lower rates of homeownership, and higher rates of homelessness compared to non-LGBT …

HRC releases research brief on the unique vulnerabilities of the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 crisis

HRC releases research brief on the unique vulnerabilities of the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, published a research brief outlining health and economic risks faced by the LGBTQ community during the COVID-19 public …

Washington Census Alliance grants $3M to organizations in historically undercounted communities, prepares for census in face of COVID-19

Washington Census Alliance grants $3M to organizations in historically undercounted communities, prepares for census in face of COVID-19

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE (March 12, 2020) – As the 2020 Census gets underway, the Washington Census Alliance (WCA) today announced it is granting an additional $1 million to encourage participation in the census by people in historically undercounted communities. By Census Day, April 1, it will have awarded grants totaling over …

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body:  Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body: Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott We couldn’t have found a better cover story for the Fitness and Health issue than the story of doctor, actor, and dancer Hisam Goueli. I remember when I first saw Hisam (pronounced hiss-um) dance: it was in the 2015 burlesque show The Tennessee Tease (a salute …

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott When I first met Nora Michaels in the mid-90’s, I had no clue who she was, and her impact on her audience. I saw her perform as Edith Piaf at Portland’s Key Largo in 1995 and had no idea she would still be in my life, …

Out & Equal Workplace Summit brought Rippon, DiMarco and more to the Washington State Convention Center

Out & Equal Workplace Summit brought Rippon, DiMarco and more to the Washington State Convention Center

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott With over 6,000 attendees, the Out & Equal Workplace Summit was the place to be to celebrate equality and diversity. The four-day conference spanned from Oct. 1-4. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the largest conference dedicated to LGBTQ Workplace Equality in the world, attended annually …