Tag Archives: Photos

A moment of realness in Washington, DC, on the passing of Marion Barry

View “Ride life until the wheels fall off” Special amazing DC moment, honoring MarionBarryJr in Anacostia on Flickr.com I came back to Anacostia sooner than I thought. Washington, DC is an incredible place because people here believe everything is possible, because it is, and at the same times, the problems to be solved are not » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: 2014 International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Washington, DC USA

View International Transgender Day of Remembrance, Washington, DC USA 49825 on Flickr.com The Transgender Day of Remembrance serves several purposes. It raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people, an action that current media doesn’t perform. Day of Remembrance publicly mourns and honors the lives of our brothers and sisters who might otherwise be » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: A perfect score for Kaiser Permanente on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index again for 2015

One-third of the Fortune 500 and over half of the CEI universe of businesses offer transgender-inclusive health care coverage, up from 0 in 2002 and nearly ten times as many businesses as five years ago; Kaiser Permanente is one of them, of course, and every doctor should be part of a health system that is » » » » on to the full article

Innovation often happens in out of the way places

View Innovation Happens in Out of the Way Places, Washington DC USA 49759 on Flickr.com …. when using human centered design. Arli Christian (see staff bios here), from the National Center for Transgender Equality (@TransEquality), is joining the sponsor group for Project Lantern, which will explore the transgender person life and health experience using a » » » » on to the full article

Thanks for publishing my photo and a bright spot in transgender person health, Colorado Independent

Today, Winners is employed as an engineer and has health insurance through Kaiser Permanente (Colorado). The insurer gives transgender clients a list of preferred providers trained in transgender-specific care.“The biggest change is actually having a primary care physician that’s not only educated about transgender health care but passionate about advocating for transgender people,” Winners said.Winners’s » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Paying Ourselves the Highest Tribute, Washington, DC USA #SocialInnovation

“In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute.” View Thurgood Marshall Center, Washington DC USA 49558 on Flickr.com Washington, DC is full of monuments, in out of the way places, to the people who were the most prolific social innovators. I love discovering all of them. This series is » » » » on to the full article

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