On Sunday, September 8th, the Texas Black Women’s Health Initiative in Houston (Houston BWHI) hosted a health and hair show: the 2019 beYOUtiful Health & Hair Show. This show worked to increase awareness of the factors contributing to disparities in HIV outcomes for Black women.Continue reading “BeYOUtiful Health & Hair Show”
Continue reading “Redemption after 25 Years of Chemsex and Injecting Meth”
I want to share the fact that something that was such a negative and shaming and destructive force in my life, has been turned around into something that’s sweet and helpful. I want to share just how desperately alone and isolated people who inject drugs are and how we’re stigmatized even amongst drug culture.David Duffield
By Jacundo Ramos
I never thought being gay would affect me.
I never thought being gay would make me want to kill myself.
I never thought being gay would make me feel ashamed of who I am.Continue reading “Growing Up Latino and Gay”
United Nations International Youth Day is August 12, 2019. This year’s theme highlights efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves.Continue reading “Why Kids Need to Learn About Gender and Sexuality”
In 2015, Parkland Health & Hospital System opened a clinic to meet the growing need for comprehensive and affirming medical care for the transgender community. In five years, the Parkland Transgender Health Clinic has grown to serve more than 500 patients. The clinic currently operates one day a week in three locations. They provide behavioral health care, primary health care, and hormonal treatments.Continue reading “One Provider’s Perspective on Transgender Healthcare”