Tag Archives: lgbt

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

Build Your Best Life Total Health Festival, part of Capital Pride Washington, DC USA



Capital Pride and Kaiser Permanente: Build Your Best Life Total Heath Festival – ready, willing, and able to change the world (View on Flickr.com) Thanks to the awesome Washington, DC organizations dedicated to the health of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex community, Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) and Capital Pride hosted the first ever » » » » 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

Just Read: State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2014 (Implications for health care)



Right after I came upon the 2013 State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University (@KirwanInstitute), which I reviewed yesterday (Just Read: State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2013 | Ted Eytan, MD), I found the 2014 State of the Science. » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2013



This is a pair of reports from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University (@KirwanInstitute) that is what it says – up to date reviews on the state of the science around implicit bias. Today, publishing on the 2013 update. There’s already a 2014 update that I’ll write about » » » » on to the full article

Why doctors should care about gender neutral restrooms : health, safety, and equality, in Washington, DC



Two years ago, I didn’t know what a gender neutral restroom was. Now I know they are a necessity. People who are transgender tell me stories of fear when they talk about using bathrooms when they travel. Their loved ones tell me they count the number of seconds that facilities are being used, also out » » » » on to the full article