Press Releases

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Howard Brown Health Presents “Let’s Talk About PrEP”

(Chicago, IL - July 27, 2018) – Today, Howard Brown Health unveiled a new song and music video, “Let’s Talk About PrEP,” to continue raising the visibility of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the fight against HIV. Performed by Chicago-based rapper KC Ortiz, and...

Howard Brown Health Denounces Latest Attack on Trans Identity and Health

(March 28, 2018, Chicago, IL) – Last week, the Trump Administration released a policy attempting to disqualify—and effectively ban—transgender people from serving openly in the military. This damaging measure has been opposed by national security leaders, service...

Howard Brown Health Elects New Board Leadership

(Chicago, IL, August 16, 2017) – Howard Brown Health today announced new board leadership for 2017/2018 with Mario Treto, Jr., legal counsel for the City of Evanston, elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Joining Treto are Executive Vice Chair Bethany Pagels-Minor...

Statement on the House AHCA Vote

Today, the U.S. House of Representative passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the bill that could repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In response, Howard Brown Health released the following statement: "The passage of the AHCA by the U.S. House of...

Statement on the Death of Jordan Edwards

Over the weekend, news broke that Dallas-area police shot and killed 15-year old Jordan Edwards after arriving at a house party. According to the reports, Jordan Edwards was in a car, leaving the gathering, when he was killed by gunshots from the arriving police...

Howard Brown Health, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Host LGBTQ Healthcare Symposium for Medical Professionals

Howard Brown Health and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center welcome physicians, nurses, residents, healthcare administrators and medical professionals to the second annual conference addressing healthcare best practices for the LGBTQ community. In recent years, social and scientific advances have rapidly changed the way the LGBTQ community thinks about their health and how they interact with the world. The goal of the symposium is to provide culturally competent and affirming resources to care providers who treat LGBTQ patients, which provides the opportunity to learn, exchange ideas and help patients live the healthiest lives possible.

Howard Brown Health Unveils New Sliding-Scale Fees

Howard Brown Health Unveils New Sliding-Scale Fees $5–$25 Nominal Fee to Further Increase Access to Full-spectrum Healthcare Services (Chicago, IL, August 15, 2016) – Howard Brown Health today unveiled a new sliding-scale fee for all patients as part of its efforts to...

Howard Brown Health Statement and Resources Concerning Orlando Massacre

Our hearts go out to the families —including chosen families—of those affected by the massacre in Florida over the weekend. Though police are calling it "a domestic terror incident,” terror and violence committed against LGBTQ people in the most sacred of queer spaces...