Nine honored at Alumni Award of Merit Gala
At the 2023 Alumni Award of Merit Gala, eight distinguished alumni will receive Awards of Merit, the Creative Spirit Award, and the inaugural Penn Alumni Social Impact Award, and Camille Z. Charles will receive the Faculty Award of Merit.
Reading recommendations from Penn experts for LGBT History Month
The LGBT Center, Penn Libraries, and others put forward their literary picks for LGBT History Month.
Eidos LGBTQ+ Health Initiative connects community
Based in Penn’s School of Nursing, the Eidos Initiative provides innovators in LGBTQ+ health with access to resources, research, and support from all of Penn’s 12 schools.
Who, What, Why: Nathan Nyitrai on the LGBTQ Certificate
The master of social work student discusses the School of Social Policy and Practice program which provides supplemental education about the legal, health care, and social service needs of LGBTQ+ communities.
Who, What, Why: Recent graduate of the College Justin Roberts
May College graduate Justin Roberts, who will attend Penn Carey Law School in the fall, discusses his involvement with campus cultural centers and the meaning behind his graduation regalia.
Breaking down barriers to blood donation for LGBTQ+ people
New blood donation rules empower more LGBTQ+ people to give and expand the blood supply.
The Sachs Program announces 2023 grants
Now in its sixth year of supporting creative practice at Penn and in the surrounding community, The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation announced grants totaling $170,000 at its annual Sachs Grants Awards ceremony.
A talk with ALOK: Inaugural Scholar of the Endowed LGBTQ+ Scholar-In-Residence Program
The author, poet, comedian, and public speaker spoke to Penn Today about challenging gender binary ahead of their residency with Penn’s LGBT Center.
Shaping policy to measure and improve equity in health care systems
Small changes in health care processes can make profound shifts in equity and inclusion. Those steps matter not just for gender and LGBTQ equity and inclusion, but in equity for patients of all racial and cultural backgrounds.
A centuries-old word with a modern twist
The acceptable use of a singular “they” pronoun made official a linguistic trend already in use for centuries. People who are not represented by binary pronouns say it’s a helpful step, but a small one.
In the News
Every hospital system needs an LGBTQ health director
Kevin Kline has been appointed medical director for LGBTQ health at Penn Medicine.
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Penn Medicine appoints first medical director of LGBTQ health
Kevin Kline speaks about his appointment as Penn Medicine’s first medical director of LGBTQ health and his concerns about politicization of care.
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Symposium at Penn aimed at improving healthcare for LGBTQ community
A weeklong symposium at Penn organized by José Bauermeister of the School of Nursing will brainstorm ways to educate medical providers about special needs in the LGBTQ community.
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