1. Come Out for Health: National LGBT Health Awareness Week 2013 →

  2. End LGBT Invisibility in Health Care Now! →

    Harvey Makadon, MD and Sean Cahill, PhD of The Fenway Institute co-authored this piece with staff from the Center for American Progress and Center of Excellence for Transgender Health. 

    If we want to better understand LGBT health disparities and reduce them, we must know who LGBT patients are and how to best meet their health needs. Let’s end the invisibility of LGBT people in the health system now.

  3. The transgender community faces a number of health disparities stemming from discrimination.

  4. This Transgender Awareness Week infographic explains some of the health disparities affecting the transgender community. Learn more here.
Our thanks to the National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Center for American Progress, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition whose work contributed to the creation of this graphic. 
Download/share a high-res PDF of this infographic here.

    This Transgender Awareness Week infographic explains some of the health disparities affecting the transgender community. Learn more here.

    Our thanks to the National Center for Transgender Equality, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Center for American Progress, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition whose work contributed to the creation of this graphic. 

    Download/share a high-res PDF of this infographic here.

    (Source: fenwayhealth.org)

  5. Did you know 50% of transgender people surveyed reported having to teach their medical providers about transgender care?
Next week is Transgender Awareness Week, a series of statewide events and educational opportunities to inform people about the trans community and raise awareness of issues facing trans and gender noncomforming people in Massachusetts.
Fenway Health and The Borum will be participating by hosting events and by sharing information about the health disparities faced by trans people. 
Download/share a high-res PDF of this poster here.

    Did you know 50% of transgender people surveyed reported having to teach their medical providers about transgender care?

    Next week is Transgender Awareness Week, a series of statewide events and educational opportunities to inform people about the trans community and raise awareness of issues facing trans and gender noncomforming people in Massachusetts.

    Fenway Health and The Borum will be participating by hosting events and by sharing information about the health disparities faced by trans people. 

    Download/share a high-res PDF of this poster here.