Secretary Carson, Will You Do No Harm?

–  Channyn L. Parker, Howard Brown Health Manager of External Relations Several weeks ago, when the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Ben Carson, refused to restore the LGBTQ protections put in place by President Barack Obama’s...

Happy National Women’s Health Week!

– by Carlyn LaGrone, Women’s Health Outreach and Education Coordinator    The 20th Annual National Women’s Health week will be celebrated through May 18 this year. As a marginalized group in society, women often feel voiceless, ignored and neglected – and...

Healthcare Advances under New Administration

Aisha N. Davis Today, Governor Pritzker helped bring the State of Illinois up to speed in LGBTQ healthcare policy by beginning the process of removing and revising rules related to Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming surgeries. Barriers to healthcare access for...