Tag Archives: lgbt

Allies Need Allies: 2014 SMYAL Fall Brunch



Permanente physician Sangeeta Iyer, MD, and NBC’s Wendy Reiger (@nbcwendy) (View on Flickr.com) SMYAL (@SMYALDC) supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through » » » » on to the full article

Standing on the Right Side of History with Ruby Corado, David Walker, Mayor Vince Gray, Washington, DC USA



View on Flickr.com Right after he walked Ruby Corado (@CasaRubyDC), down the aisle, Washington, DC, Mayor Vince Gray (@MayorVinceGray),  was talking with us about his work to create equal health and opportunity for our residents who are transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual: “You’ve got to stand on the right side of history.” I remember a time » » » » on to the full article

Photos from HIT Briefing – Reminder about Oral Health and Transgender Person Health



#HITBriefing dentists use EHR’s too #oralhealth I didn’t know what I would learn at the HIT Briefing yesterday in Washington, DC  sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (@RWJF) and supported by the Office of the National Coordinator (@ONC_HealthIT) and it wasn’t what I thought, thanks to social media commentary on the photos I took/posted. I » » » » on to the full article

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