Resources for the LGBT Community

HIV Case Manager University of Chicago

HIV Case Manager University of Chicago

Feb 17, 2015

University of Chicago – Chicago, IL HIV Case Manager: Will be involved protocol development, resource identification, collection of resource utilization and patient outcomes data, as well as provision of client centered, wrap around case management to individuals living with or at risk for HIV. As part of the process they will assess and triage the social...

HIV Tester Disease Intervention Specialist

HIV Tester Disease Intervention Specialist

Feb 17, 2015

University of Chicago – Chicago, IL Health Outreach Specialist: Works to implement HIV testing, linkage, and retention programs for the Chicago Center for HIV Elimination. Works with the CCHE research team, Linkage to care specialist, case manager and Principle Investigator. Leads efforts to execute outreach scopes of service for HIV-positive and at-risk...

Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study

Berlin HIV & Recreational Drug Study

Dec 29, 2013

Psychology student (Freie Universität Berlin) searches interviewees (January & February 2014) for his diploma thesis: gay, HIV negative men in Berlin who (regularly) take (party) drugs for sex. It’s not about nicotine, alcohol, poppers or cannabis, but it’s about ecstasy (MDMA), speed, crystal (meth), mephedron, cocaine, “special K” (ketamin), LSD...

Funding for Anti Violence Program for Trans Latinas

Funding for Anti Violence Program for Trans Latinas

Sep 17, 2013

Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for Violence Prevention & Intervention Services for Monolingual Trans Latinas in the Mission The San Francisco Human Rights Commission is soliciting proposals that effectively address and eliminate the violence currently being perpetrated against transgender Latinas (“trans Latinas”) in the...

Gay Men are More at Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Gay Men are More at Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Sep 16, 2013

Men who are gay or bisexual can run a greater risk of developing an eating disorder than heterosexual men, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. What are eating disorders? The National Institute of Mental Health describes an eating disorder as “an illness that causes serious...

GAY YOUTH SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES

GAY YOUTH SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES

May 30, 2013

SEXUAL MINORITY YOUNG ADULTS SMOKE AT HIGHER RATES THAN THEIR HETEROSEXUAL PEERS The new study from Legacy, shows that LGB young adults ages 18-34 are also smoking at disproportionately high rates compared with their heterosexual counterparts. This study confirms higher rates of current tobacco use for homosexual young adults (35 percent) and bisexual young...