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We’re Here for You! LGBTQ+ Resources from NIH, NLM, and NNLM

Posted by on June 12th, 2024 0 comments Tags: ,

The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in Bethesda, MD. Over 8,000 NNLM members promote and provide access to health information in communities across the United States. NLM is one of the twenty-seven National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental… Read More »

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Happy Pride Month 2024!

Posted by on June 5th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , ,

As we turn the calendar page to June, Region 6 wishes all a Happy Pride Month 2024! We will be posting a new health topic about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) persons and associated sexual and gender minorities each week throughout the month of June. Sometimes, starting at the beginning is the very best… Read More »

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Pride 2023 Week 5 – PROUD All Year Long!

Posted by on June 28th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

As we wrap up LGBTQIA+ Pride Month for 2023, we wish you a happy, healthy, and safe Pride all year long. For general LGBTQIA+ information resources, here are some of our favorites: All of Us LGBTQ+ Being an Ally to LGBT People Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Definitions Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and… Read More »

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Pride 2023 Week 4 – NIH Advancing Equity and Visibility for All

Posted by on June 21st, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Did you know that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has an Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)? The mission of EDI is to “cultivate a culture of inclusion where diverse talent is leveraged to advance health discovery”. During Pride Month 2023, EDI’s theme is “Advancing Equity and Visibility… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Blog, News from NIH/NLM



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Pride 2023 Week 3 – Counting All Sexual and Gender Minorities (SGM) Elderly

Posted by on June 13th, 2023 0 comments Tags: ,

People who identify as LGBTQIA+ may experience health disparities due to social stigma and care givers unfamiliar with their needs. Health care needs change throughout the life cycle of all people no matter where on the gender or sexuality spectrum they fall. According to Census.gov, almost 17% of people in the U.S. are aged 65… Read More »

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