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EQCA Sponsored Bill that Gives Teachers Support Resources for LGBT Students Goes to Governor

Today, the Legislature passed AB 827, authored by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) and sponsored by Equality California. AB 827 offers more support and provides safer learning environments for LGBTQ students by ensuring that schools provide 7th – 12th grade teachers information on school site and community resources available to their LGBTQ students.(…)

Occidental Art Center Exhibits New Painting by Talented Local Artists

The Occidental Center for the Arts will exhibit “New Paintings” by three local and well known artists—Adam Wolpert, Tony King, and Bill Wheeler. The gallery exhibit of landscape paintings runs from September 4 through November 1 at 3850 Doris Murphy Court, Occidental, CA. www.occidentalcenterforthearts.org Artists reception on Saturday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00(…)

NIH Gets $5 Million for Trans Youth Study

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced, on Aug. 14, that it has awarded $5.7 million for a five-year study that will evaluate the long-term outcomes of medical treatment for transgender youth, the Windy City Times reports. Among the co-investigators in the study is Dr. Robert Garofalo, division chief of Adolescent Medicine at Ann &(…)

Study: Most Gay Male Teens Not Getting Tested for HIV

Young men who have sex with men have the highest risk for HIV infection, but only one in five has ever been tested for HIV, a much lower rate than testing for non-adolescents, reports a new national Northwestern Medicine study conducted in partnership with the Center for Innovative Public Health Research. The greatest barriers to(…)

Events to Celebrate Latino Heritage in the North Bay

EPTEMBER CLOVERDALE Independence Day: Celebrate Mexican Independence Day outdoors from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 19 at St. Peter’s Church, 491 S. Franklin St.. The celebration includes a health and resources fair, dancers from different regions of Mexico, Aztec dancers, storytelling, arts and crafts, food vendors and music. Information: 529-0973. JENNER Camping: Latino Outdoors, REI(…)

Weinstein Subpoenaing Porn Performer Medical Records

  Earlier this week, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) served several testing centers with subpoenas, asking them to turn over confidential patient privacy data as part of their lawsuit on Measure B. This is a clear HIPPA violation, and an affront to performer dignity. As a healthcare provider schooled in patient privacy, AHF should be(…)