The Howard Brown Health Blog




Howard Brown Health Stands with All Immigrants

Howard Brown Health welcomes all communities and individuals who seek an affirming space and quality, holistic healthcare. We serve everyone regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, HIV status, age, disability, religion, immigration...

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Standing in Solidarity with All Survivors of Sexual Violence

Paige Leigh Baker, Psy.D., in.power* The Sexual Harm Response Project Program Manager Content Note: The following is a discussion of sexual violence against LGBTQ people in regards to the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. Last week, Brett Kavanaugh, the...

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Top 10 Big Orange Ball Costumes Of All Time

Halloween is almost here, and that means it's time for our annual fundraising party, Big Orange Ball! Join us on October 20 as we take over the Park West to bring you Club Cadaver. You'll spending the evening dancing, sipping spirits, and being captivated by live...

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Creating Space for Latinx Folks to Find Their Voice

Growing up in Chicago, my identity never made sense. Ukrainian Village used to have a large Latino and Hispanic population, many who were new immigrants in need of help to start their lives here in Chicago. My father wanted to help, and he started a driving school to...

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Let’s Celebrate National Health Center Week!

National Health Center Week is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers. Community health centers reach almost 27 million patients annually. This year, Howard Brown served nearly 35,000...

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Same Day Start: Redefining Care for People Living with HIV

by Lyndon VanderZanden, Ryan White Part D Linkage to Care Services Coordinator Howard Brown Health’s Same Day Start program officially launched on January 1, 2018, and since then we have been astounded at the success patients have achieved. Same Day Start is an...

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Healthy Sex is Zero Feet Away: Facts About Chlamydia

Getting an STI can be part of the health landscape for sexually active people, and knowing what STIs look and feel like is an important part of sexual health and healthy sex. For the Zero Feet Away sexual health campaign, Howard Brown Health is sharing facts about...

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