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Upcoming Webinars for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

Webinar: LGBT Engagement in CDC’s Talk To Your Doctor Campaign Webinar
Date and Time: June 13, 2013 2:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Description: CenterLink, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, and the Network for LGBT Health Equity are teaming up to provide a webinar discussing the “Talk With Your Doctor” campaign, and the impact that it will have on the health of LGBT communities. A new feature of the CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign was unveiled this week— “Talk With Your Doctor” (TWYD). The goal of this phase of the campaign is to engage health care providers and encourage them to use Tips as an opportunity to start a dialogue with their patients who smoke about quitting. It is also meant to serve as a reminder for smokers to talk with their healthcare providers about effective methods to help them quit.

Webinar: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for LGBT Employees
Date and Time: June 18, 2013 12:00PM –1:00PM ET
Description: The National Association of Community Health Centers webinar provides an overview of concepts and terms related to sexual orientation and gender identity. The presentation will include best practices for using inclusive language and creating an affirming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Protocols that support transgender staff members who may be in the process transitioning their gender will also be reviewed.

Webinar: Cultural Competency and LGBT Health Disparities: Identifying Barriers and Tailoring Strategies
Date and Time: June 18, 2013 2:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Description: Understanding and improving the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals is a growing public health concern and is a goal for Healthy People 2020. The June National Cancer Institute (NCI) Research to Reality cyber-seminar will explore several health disparities this population faces across the cancer continuum. Join us as we feature research, programs, and resources designed to assess and address cancer health disparities facing sexual minorities.

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