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Independent Living’s Annual Golf Outing

Type: * Fundraiser * Networking * Sports This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community What better way to swing from Summer to Autumn than playing a round of golf on a great Madison golf course and help seniors at the same time? Save Thursday, Sept. 21, to…

Queering Bioethics: Ethical Issues in LGBTQ Health Care

Type: Lecture This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community At the 9th annual Bioethics Symposium, researchers and ethicists from UW-Madison and across the nation will discuss and issues pertaining to the LGBTQ community and health care. Each topic will allow the audience…

Future of ObamaCare/the ACA

Type: Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Public meeting “THE FUTURE OF OBAMACARE/THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: WHAT’S AT STAKE IN WISCONSIN?” Monday, March 6, 2017, 6:30-8:00pm, room 302 Madison Central Library. Speaker = Jon Peacock, Wisconsin Council on Children & Families. A chance to learn…

Rocky Mountain CARES and AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Announce Merger

DENVER, CO and MILWAUKEE, WIS… Building upon Denver’s strong response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Rocky Mountain CARES (RMC) and the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) are announcing their merger following the unanimous votes of both organizations’ respective boards of directors. People living with HIV, leaders of both organizations, and…

“Food for Thought” featuring Shiva Bidar-Sielaff

Type: * Informational * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community   Join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for our inaugural Madison area “Food for Thought” featuring Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Chief Diversity Officer at UW Health. The objective of “Food…

ACLU Condemns Group Insurance Board’s Decision to Capitulate to Effort to Reinstate Anti-Transgender Health Care Exclusion

MILWAUKEE – The ACLU of Wisconsin condemned the Group Insurance Board’s capitulation to pressure from Attorney General Brad Schimel and Gov. Scott Walker’s insurance commissioner to rescind the GIB’s earlier decision to update state employees’ health insurance plans to cover transition-related care for transgender employees.  The coverage of such medically…

TRANSforum: Providing Competent and Ethical Care for Trans Clients

Type: * Informational * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The mission of TRANSforum is to provide cutting-edge education and resources to health professionals who wish to improve the quality of care they provide to trans…

ARCW Partners with Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School Launching Groundbreaking Campaign to Enforce Health Care Rights for People with HIV

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – In the face of highly restrictive and discriminatory health insurance plans within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplaces, ARCW and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) are undertaking a new advocacy campaign to enforce the health care rights guaranteed by…

TRANSforum Health Care Conference Coming in October

The mission of TRANSforum is to provide cutting-edge education and resources to health professionals who wish to improve the quality of care they provide to trans clients. If you are a provider interested in staying current in LGBTQ care–including being up to date with local, state, and national resources, ethically…

Stephanie-Budge Dr. Budge Stephanie Budge: The Construction of Gender Identity as “Disordered”: A critical examination of mental health using trans narratives

Type: Lecture This Event: *Includes LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community This talk with Dr. Stephanie Budge will focus on how the mental health profession constructs gender identities and how trans people experience this construction. Narratives and dialogues from trans and gender non-conforming individuals will be…

World’s Leading Experts on Transgender Surgery Gather in Boston

(CHICAGO, IL – September 30, 2015) The latest techniques and advances in transgender surgery will the subject of various sessions at this year’s scientific conference, Plastic Surgery: The Meeting, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) announced today. The Meeting, which  will be held October 16-20 at the Boston Convention…

2nd Annual Independent Living Golf Outing

Type: * Fundraiser * Sports * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join Independent Living for a day of great camaraderie, food and golf at University Ridge on September 24. Proceeds benefit seniors and adults with disabilities in Dane County, enabling access to in-home services…

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds 2015 U.S. Conference on AIDS Announces Plans to Introduce Legislation to Ensure HIV/AIDS Community Providers Receive Support They Need WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement applauding the 2015 United States Conference on AIDS. This year’s Conference was the largest…

Health professionals to train in transgender care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Physicians without formal training in transgender health can be unprepared when a transgender patient needs basic health care, or help with a transgender specific issue such as hormonal transition. If the physician is unfamiliar with the typical barriers faced by transgender people in the health-care system or…