Tag Archives: diversity

Photo Friday: Thank you Liz Taylor in Watercolor, Shaw Neighborhood, Washington, DC USA



View DC People and Places 44557 on Flickr.com This week’s photograph is of the (now) iconic 50-foot tall mural of Elizabeth Taylor in watercolor. From Dacha Beer Garden Glams up Shaw With Gigantic Elizabeth Taylor Mural | InTheCapital: Although Taylor is no doubt a alluring figure to look at, there is a deeper meaning behind » » » » on to the full article

Do you know determination when you see it? Casa Ruby 2nd Anniversary, Washington, DC USA



Casa Ruby 2nd Anniversary, View on Flickr.com I love watching people lead. It’s something I realized this week. Probably why I am drawn to being a Permanente physician, because of the strong leadership culture at Kaiser Permanente. And also why I recognize leadership when I see it. I’ve known Ruby Corado, a humanist and transgender » » » » on to the full article

Crowdsource request: Coaching on appropriate language at LGBTQI Health Event



Link: Build Your Best Life Total Health Festival (Facebook Event) Following on what I felt was a meaningful and helpful Transgender Health Care Dialogue last year, we are excited this year to host the first ever Build Your Best Life Total Health Festival as part of Washington, DC’s Capital Pride. Kaiser Permanente is a Gold » » » » on to the full article

Innovation in equality: Celebrating and Sponsoring Transgender Person Pride, Washington, DC USA



The annual TransPride celebration is for members, supporters, family, and friends of the Transgender community.  I am proud to work with colleagues who agree that “Status quo” is not “baseline”. With Bianca Rey (@BiancaRey) and Melanie Hiller, Kaiser Permanente Pride: Mid-Atlantic States Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex Employee Resource Group May 17, 2014 was the » » » » on to the full article

“History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable” : Life and Times of Marsha P Johnson



Marsha P Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson 1944-1992 …it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities… The quote is from the documentary “Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson” who was a revolutionary trans-activist, Stonewall-instigator, and in many ways a co-creator » » » » on to the full article

2nd Annual Kaiser Permanente LGBTQI Health Symposium: Future of Inclusion



This post is about the Symposium itself, which was held in Universal City, California (more info and agenda here). I posted previously about my presentation here: Presentation: Being a Transgender Ally and Unconscious Bias | Ted Eytan, MD  Patients, and Doctors included We did something I have never done before this time. I often (and » » » » on to the full article

Video Friday: Edith Bunker, Transgender Ally, 1977; Jeff Platt, Ally, 2014



Edith's Crisis of Faith - Part 2 - Clip

I’m putting the finishing touches on the discussion I’ve been posting about here in prep for the Kaiser Permanente 2nd Annual LGBTQI Health Symposium in Universal City, California, next week (More info about the Symposium itself here). I’ll be talking about being an ally to people who are transgender, which has been an incredible journey, » » » » on to the full article