The Howard Brown Health Blog




Howard Brown Stands with Immigrants

Despite growing anti-immigrant hostilities, Howard Brown Health stands with immigrant communities, including individuals who entered the country as children with their undocumented parents, commonly known as Dreamers. We remain committed to serving Dreamers and their...

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Meet Our PrEP Team: Daniel’s Story

PrEP with Purpose Daniel Mendez is a born and raised Chicagoan. Having dedicated over 12 years to HIV prevention efforts, he has worked closely with high-risk populations in high-prevalence areas throughout Chicago. He has provided HIV and STI screening, implemented...

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A Letter from our Board Chair

Dear Community Members: On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are pleased to welcome you to Howard Brown Health, the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ organization.  I am honored and humbled to serve as your Howard Brown Health Board Chair, and look forward to championing the...

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What’s a Health Center?

It’s National Health Center Week! Join Howard Brown and health centers around the country in celebrating the incredible impact health centers have on the communities they serve. Howard Brown Health is proud to be a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). What makes...

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How to Get Ready Before Open Enrollment on November 1

You may have seen some headlines in recent days warning that Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance plans could cost up to 43% more next year. Such an increase would be terrible, but here are some reasons why you shouldn’t worry: The proposed rate increases are just that...

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“I am not a burden,” a Trans Vet Responds to Trump

Outraged by the recent messages from the president, Howard Brown Health turned to one of its own to express our shock and dismay. by Tatyana Moaton, Diversity & Inclusion Services Coordinator, Howard Brown Health As a transgender woman who is a veteran, I was both...

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The Big Spring Recap

This spring was an exciting time at Howard Brown Health with tons of partnerships, benefits, and Pride events. We’d like to take a moment to celebrate all the highlights. Sit back and enjoy our BIG Spring Recap. in.power* - Celebrating Queer Survivorship On May 20,...

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Radiating TRUE LOVE at Howard Brown Health

Conceived by artist Bob Faust, TRUE LOVE is Howard Brown Health’s guiding message for Pride month and beyond. With installations at various Howard Brown clinics and Brown Elephant stores, including a main interactive sculpture at our Clark Street clinic in Rogers...

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Finding Common Ground

Growing Our Spaces for Women at Howard Brown Howard Brown Health has been exploring a shared space for women to join together, build community, and discover their connectedness. That work has grown into the Common Ground workshops. In 2016, Megan Hodgkins and Sam...

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This June is Full of TRUE LOVE!

At Howard Brown we're excited to announce that we're collaborating with Chicago artist Bob Faust to celebrate Pride month. Throughout June, we'll be exploring what TRUE LOVE means to us and how  each of us embodies those two simple words. Exploring the meaning of TRUE...

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