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Yes You Can (And Should) Still Get Insurance

With all the news reports about the new administration taking steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, we know there is a lot of fear and confusion about what is actually going on. The number one message that Howard Brown’s Insurance Enrollment team...

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Broadway Youth Center Service Gap

You may have heard that the Broadway Youth Center (BYC) has a brand new home! In order to prepare for the move, BYC will be closed from Monday, January 30, 2017 through Friday, February 3, 2017. Our doors will be opening at 4009 N. Broadway on Monday, February 6,...

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10 Self-Care Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can be a mixed bag of egg nog, seasonal store displays, months of jolly music and some form of gathering with family and friends. This can be stressful for anyone, especially members of the queer community, whose families may not be accepting of their...

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Community Impact In Focus: Our City

In the 2015 Community Impact Report released over the summer, Howard Brown Health had the opportunity to highlight some of the efforts aimed to meet the ever-changing needs of our diverse community. As new health challenges develop, Howard Brown strives to confront...

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Howard Brown Health Stands With You

The day after a bruising and contentious election, we sit with feelings of uncertainty and trepidation. We fear progress expanding the healthcare safety net in our nation could be radically and irresponsibly reversed. We fear scapegoating and enactment of fiscal and...

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Join Us for Howard Brown Health Photo Shoot

It's that time of year again! Howard Brown Health is hosting two photo shoots next Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 and we want you (yes, you!) to join us. These images will be used in promotional, program, and marketing materials and we want to make sure...

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The History You Didn’t Learn About in School

October is LGBT History Month, dedicated to the many LGBTQ icons who have made significant contributions to our community’s past, present, and future. This celebratory month was established to address the lack of LGBT history taught in our schools and continues as a...

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National Latino AIDS Awareness Day – A Day Close to My Heart

On this NLAAD, I’d like to call out the fact that even though Latinos make up 17% of the country’s population, in 2014 they accounted for 24% of people who were newly diagnosed with HIV. Today is an opportunity to talk to your partner, your friends, and loved ones about HIV/AIDS. Think about getting tested. Take advantage of the many available prevention, treatment, and support resources that Howard Brown has to offer. You are not alone.

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The Courage to Come Out – Howard Brown’s Coming Out Story

At the age of 18, our namesake, Howard Brown, had the realization that an important piece of his identity would have to be kept a secret for the better part of his life - he was gay. The year was 1942 and he sought psychiatric help to “treat” his homosexuality By his...

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