Tag Archives: lgbt

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

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