The Howard Brown Health Blog




Windy City Thrifter Puts a Bow on the Brown Elephant

November 27 is Giving Tuesday, an international day for supporting the work of non-profits. This year we kicked things up a notch by putting a bow on affirming healthcare! To celebrate in bow-tastic fashion, we sat down with Kaitlin Stewart, a.k.a. Windy City Thrifter...

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Transgender People’s Existence Is Not up for Debate

Earlier this week, the New York Times article reported on a leaked memo indicating that the Trump Administration is strongly considering redefining gender as either male or female, reflecting the sex listed on someone’s original birth certificate. This insidious and...

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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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