Category Archive for: ‘issues’

Moore Leo Feature

What is the state of health and wellness for Black LGBTQ/SGL individuals? What is the path forward for our community’s collective health and wellness?

Leo Moore, MD, MSHPM Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar/UCLA Co-Chair – Los Angeles Chapter of the Black Treatment Advocates Network (BTAN)/Black AIDS Institute Heart disease. Cancer. Strokes. Diabetes. Kidney Disease. Homicide. HIV/AIDS. These are the most important health issues facing Black Americans today and they don’t discriminate based on one’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The current state of health …

Maldonado Feature

What is the most pressing political and social justice issue faced by Black LGBTQ/SGL youth?

Gabriel Maldonado CEO/Executive, TruEvolution, Inc. Commissioner, Riverside Human Relations Commission One of the most pressing political and social justice issues facing Black LGBTQ youth is the lack of economic stability and empowerment. We cannot even begin to address systemic and chronic issues of injustice without addressing the injustices in our own homes. Youth without the means to combat poverty, access …

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