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Howard Brown Health Stands With Women

Howard Brown Health honors the work, lives, and safety of all women.  Howard Brown also recognizes that recent events have jeopardized the lives of women. This year alone, seven trans women of color have been murdered in the United States, several states have made...

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Stop the Violence Against Trans Women of Color

Barely two months into 2017, violence against transgender women of color continues to escalate across the U.S. Advocacy groups have documented seven such murders this year, including two this week in New Orleans. Ciara McElveen, a transgender woman of color, was...

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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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