FENWAY IN THE NEWS
MARCH 7: Dr. Scout has an op/ed on Huffington Post talking about advocacy around tobacco use
FEBRUARY 25: Sean Cahill and Harvey Makadon co-authored a Huffington Post piece with Kellan Baker and Joanne Keatley advocating for greater inclusion of LGBT health data in electronic medical records
FEBRUARY 13: Fenway received LGBTQ youth of color grant and PI Dr. Judy Bradford was interviewed by Edge Boston
JANUARY 10: Dr. Ralph Vetter from the Borum talked with The Rainbow Times about HIV infections in young gay & bisexual men
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MAY 8 -- JoeMyGod excerpted our March press release about the CDC’s LGBT-inclusive anti-smoking campaign
MAY 2 -- The Rainbow Times featured Fenway and other Mass. LGBT organizations who are participating in tomorrow’s Give OUT Day
MAY 2013 -- Acupuncture Today published an article about making your practice LGBT friendly that cites The Fenway Institute’s Policy Focus: How to Gather Data on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Clinical Settings
APRIL 18 -- PQ (Proud Queer) Monthly talked about The Fenway Institute’s lesbians and cervical cancer brief in their April/May news briefs
APRIL 9 -- A microbicide trial that Fenway is involved in was featured on AIDSMeds.com
APRIL 8 -- Afterellen.com led with The Fenway Institute’s lesbians and cervical cancer policy brief in their April 8 ‘Morning Brew’ round-up of news items of interest to LBT women
APRIL 4 -- The Rainbow Times ran an article about the Transgender Lives Conference in CT that featured Project LifeSkills and quoted Emilia Dunham
APRIL 4 -- Edge Boston promotes tomorrow’s Women’s Dinner Party
APRIL 4 -- Redorbit.com reports on MTN-007
APRIL 4 -- Edge Boston promotes tomorrow’s Women’s Dinner Party
MARCH 7-- Dr. Scout has an op/ed on Huffington Post talking about advocacy around tobacco use
FEBRUARY 25-- Sean Cahill and Harvey Makadon co-authored a Huffington Post piece with Kellan Baker and Joanne Keatley advocating for greater inclusion of LGBT health data in electronic medical records
FEBRUARY 13-- Fenway received LGBTQ youth of color grant and PI Dr. Judy Bradford was interviewed by Edge Boston
JANUARY 10-- Dr. Ralph Vetter from the Borum talked with The Rainbow Times about HIV infections in young gay & bisexual men
JANUARY 8-- Dr. Scout from The Network for LGBT Health Equity published a blog on Huffington Post about the CDC’s outreach to LGBT people in smoking cessation ads
DECEMBER 28 -- The Boston Spirit blog on Boston.com included the National LGBT Health Education Center in their highlights for LGBT news in 2012
DECEMBER 11 -- The Legacy Foundation released a report that calls attention to the issue of the high prevalence of tobacco use and nicotine dependence in LGBT communities in the US and highlights the work of four programs changing LGBT attitudes about smoking including Fenway's Network for LGBT Health Equity. Fenway was featured in news coverage of the report by Wisconsin Gazette, The Rainbow Times and Bay Windows
DECEMBER 7 -- The Fenway Institute’s Dr. Scout proposed to Liz Margolies at the White House over the summer. The two were recently married and news coverage identified Scout as a Fenway staffer. The story was covered by Huffington Post and Advocate
DECEMBER 1 -- Ivanhoe Broadcasting, a national syndicator of news coverage, interviewed Dr. Ken Mayer for a story about PrEP
NOVEMBER 30 -- The Rainbow Times interviewed Dr. Ken Mayer for a story on alarming rates of HIV infection in young people
NOVEMBER 30 -- The Fenway Institute partnered with the Gladstone Institute and Manhunt Cares to raise awareness of PrEP as an HIV prevention tool. The campaign was covered by Towleroad.
NOVEMBER 30 -- The Washington Blade quoted Dr. Ken Mayer in their coverage of Hilary Clinton unveiling a blueprint for an AIDS-free generation
NOVEMBER 27 -- Dr. Ken Mayer was interviewed by Liz Szabo at USA Today in connection with a CDC report on HIV and young people released
NOVEMBER 15 -- The Rainbow Times covered Fenway’s Release of our I AM: Trans People Speak video.
NOVEMBER 15 -- GLAAD featured Fenway’s I AM: Trans People Speak video on their blog.
NOVEMBER 13 -- RH Reality Check ran a column looking at how discrimination affects transgender people that prominently featured Fenway’s Transgender Awareness Week infographics on the topic.
NOVEMBER 13 -- Boston Spirit editor Jim Lopata’s Transgender Awareness Week blog on Boston.com talks about Fenway’s events and involvement and includes a link to our Fenway Focus blog about the week.
NOVEMBER 8 -- The Rainbow Times posted Fenway’s statement about President Obama’s reelection.
NOVEMBER 6 -- Kimpton Hotels November 30 “Red Indulgence” party benefitting Fenway Health was featured in Passport Magazine.
NOVEMBER 2 -- Communications consultant Cathy Renna talks about her work with The Fenway Institute and other LGBT organizations in a Huffington Post interview.
OCTOBER 23 – A Windy City Media Group article about a transgender person’s murder in Puerto Rico mentions The Fenway Institute’s Network for LGBT Health Equity as one of the organizations working to address anti-transgender violence in Puerto Rico.
OCTOBER 19 -- A Spirit Day Huffington Post blog from Dr. Scout at the Network for LGBT Health Equity advocates for greater protections for trans youth.
OCTOBER 19 -- ChicagoPride.com picked up and posted Fenway’s Spirit Day infographic about LGBT young people and bullying.
OCTOBER 18 -- The Rainbow Times posted our media advisory about Governor Deval Patrick giving the keynote address at Fenway’s 2012 Board of Visitors Annual Meeting.
OCTOBER 11 -- Wicked Local Truro promoted a Provincetown performance of ‘The Women’ benefitting Fenway Health.
OCTOBER 10 -- The Rainbow Times posted our press release about The Fenway Institute’s HPV Policy Brief.
OCTOBER 10 -- The Global Forum on MSM & HIV also posted a story about The Fenway Institute’s HPV Policy Brief.
OCTOBER 9 -- Ken Mayer is featured speaking about a global HIV prevention blueprint on Science Speaks, a project of The Center for Global Health Policy.
OCTOBER 8 – Dr. Scout guest blogs on Bilerico.com about working with Bilerico founder Bil Browning on helping him to quit smoking for his 40th birthday.
OCTOBER 8 -- Chicago Pride ran Dr. Scout’s Bilerico blog about working with Bilerico founder Bil Browning on helping him to quit smoking for his 40th birthday.
OCTOBER 3 -- Tom Martorelli, author of For People, Not For Profit: A History of Fenway Health’s First Forty Years, writes about the book and the time he spent working on it in Bay Windows.
OCTOBER 1 -- Over the summer, Dr. Jerome Groopman stopped by Fenway’s weekly HIV and STD walk-in clinic as part of his research for a New Yorker article on drug-resistant gonorrhea. His article was just published. You can see a summary online and read the article here if you are a New Yorker subscriber.
SEPTEMBER 28 -- The Rainbow Times posted our press release about the publication of For People, Not For Profit: A History of Fenway Health’s First Forty Years.
SEPTEMBER 25 -- Chicago’s The Windy City Times excerpted our press release about the CDC’s recent release of LGBT smoking data.
SEPTEMBER 21 -- South Florida Gay News quotes Dr. Scout and The Network for LGBT Health Equity in their coverage of the CDC’s recent stats on tobacco use among LGBT people.
SEPTEMBER 14 -- Ken Mayer is quoted in a Media for Freedom article about vaginal microbicides.
SEPTEMBER 2012 -- Ken Mayer is one of the authors of the Lancet special supplement on MSM and HIV that are featured in the September issue of Infectious Disease News.
AUGUST 27 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer and Vivek Anand from Humsafar Trust have an op/ed up on Huffington Post titled, “In India and Around the World, HIV Affects Us All - Including MSM and Transgender Communities.”
AUGUST 23 -- HIV Plus magazine has an op/ed from Fenway’s Rodney VanDerwarker, Gift Trapence from Malawi and Stef Baral from Johns Hopkins about what Malawi shows us about fighting HIV/AIDS.
AUGUST 23 -- A Philadelphia City Paper article on Keith Boykin’s new book about gay men of color mentions Fenway and the HPTN 061 study.
AUGUST 22 -- Think Progress’ ‘The Morning Pride’ features a link to the Network for LGBT Health Equity’s report of best practices for LGBT tobacco prevention.
AUGUST 22 -- Bay Windows ran a wedding announcement for Ben Perkins and David Brown which notes that they met while working on Fenway’s Men’s Event Committee.
AUGUST 19 -- An Edge Boston story promoting a bachelor auction for Harbor to the Bay mentions that Fenway is one of the ride’s beneficiaries.
AUGUST 16 -- Bay Windows ran a photo and story about The Fenway Institute’s Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health.
AUGUST 15 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer is quoted in a Gay Today story about major gaps in access to care impeding progress in reducing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
AUGUST 15 -- Gay City News looks back at the International AIDS Conference and quotes Dr. Kenneth Mayer’s article that was published as part of The Lancet’s HIV and MSM series.
AUGUST 6 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer’s Lancet presentation at the International AIDS Conference is quoted in this AIDSMap.com piece.
JULY 31 -- Jim Picket wrote for The Windy City Times about efforts to get lube to African MSM attending the International AIDS Conference. Jon Vincent and Fenway were able to help make that happen.
JULY 31 -- Dr. Scout has a Huffington Post blog up talking about collaborating with the NAACP to help advance LGBT issues.
JULY 29 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer was also featured in a July 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about a local HIV testing campaign, which used his BIDMC affiliation.
JULY 28 -- The Rainbow Times promoted The Fenway Institute’s LifeSkills study held by interviewing study team member Emilia Dunham.
JULY 27 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer is quoted and featured in the videos included with this Internal Medicine News piece on treatment as prevention.
JULY 27 -- CAMP KC, Kansas City’s LGBT paper, interviewed Dr. Stephen Boswell about the affordable care act and LGBT people.
JULY 27 -- CAMP KC also highlighted the upcoming Network for LGBT Health Equity Summit, which is being held in Kansas City.
Staff from Fenway Health and The Fenway Institute attended the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC July 23 – 27. Fenway’s staff, their work, and their thoughts on relevant issues received extensive media coverage before, during and after the conference.
The US Food and Drug Administration approved FTC-TDF as PrEP for HIV transmission in a decision made public on July 16, 2012. Fenway was one of two US sites involved in the iPrex study that demonstrated the efficacy of PrEP and was an active advocate in lobbying the FDA to approve it for use. Because of that, Fenway’s experts were widely quoted following the decision.
JULY 15 -- IRMA posted profiles of rectal
microbicide advocates, including our own Ben Perkins and Amber Rucker.
12 -- Ben Neeley from Fenway: Sixteen talks to an HIV counseling and testing client
in an NPR story about treatment as
prevention for HIV transmission
JULY 4 -- Dr. Kenneth Mayer was on Public Radio International’s ‘The Takeaway’ (heard locally on WGBH radio) talking about the new home HIV test.
JUNE 28 -- Fenway's Sean Cahill wrote a June 28 Huffington Post op/ed about the US Supreme Court Decision upholding the majority of the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Scout from the Network for LGBT Health Equity also had a June 28 op/ed on the ACA decision on Advocate.com.
JUNE 22 - 24 -- The Fenway Institute's Dr. Scout proposed to Liz Margolies at the White House LGBT Pride reception in mid-June and got a lot of attention and resulted in some blowback, including quite a number of anti-trans comments and criticisms. Huffington Post ran a response from Scout to those critics on June 22 with links to new videos on the subject from both him and Liz. Scout also wrote an op/ed for Advocate.com on June 22 and Scout and Liz appeared together on MSNBCon June 24 to discuss the proposal and response.
JUNE 21 - 22 -- Fenway Health was named a leader in caring for LGBT patients by the Human Rights Campaign in their 2012 Healthcare Equality Index. Bay Windows covered the news on June 21 and The Rainbow Times ran an interview with Fenway’s CEO Dr. Stephen Boswell.
JUNE 7 -- Boston Pride’s Human Rights and Education Committee held a Pride Week panel discussion titled “Being included in history” in Fenway's 1340 Boylston Street auditorium and our own Sean Cahill was one of the panelists. Boston.com posted a story about that panel.
JUNE 5 -- Amanda Escamilla from Fenwway Health's Violence Recovery Program was interviewd by Edge Media Networks for a story about a recent report on anti-LGBT violence.
JUNE 4 -- The Boston Globe’s Podium online op/ed page has a piece about LGBT youth written by The Fenway Institute’s Sean Cahill and Jason Cianciotto. The two have coauthored a book called “LGBT Youth in America’s Schools” from University of Michigan Press.
MAY 15 -- Dr. Lori Panther of The Fenway Institute appeared on the Fox 25 Morning News program to discuss the FDA's recent PrEP decision.
MAY 14 -- Cuts in federal HIV prevention funding for the state of Masschusetts have caused the state to eliminate HIV counseling and testing in prisons. Dr. Stephen Boswell spoke to The Boston Globe about this for a front page story.
MAY 11 -- Dr. Stephen Boswell appeared on CNN International to debate the FDA's PrEP decision with a representative of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, who are opposed to PrEP approval.
MAY 11 -- Dr. Ken Mayer did an interview with Public Radio International's "The Takeaway" about the FDA's Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee's approval of FTC-TDF for use as PrEP in HIV prevention.
MAY 10 - 11 -- On May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee recommended that emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (FTC-TDF, marketed by Gilead Pharmaceuticals as Truvada) be indicated for use in preventing HIV, in what is known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The advisory committee’s recommendations will now be considered by the FDA, which is expected to issue a final decision on the matter by June 15, 2012. Fenway issued a statement supporting the FDA's decision which was featured in a Reuters news article that was picked up by MSNBC and a number of other media outlets across North America, Europe, Australia and India. You can view some of that coverage here (MS Word Document).
MAY 9 -- Dr. Sean Cahill penned an op/ed for The Huffington Post calling on the FDA to approve emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for use as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.
MAY 9 -- US News & World Report posted a Health Day story about the FDA’s pending FTC-TDF PrEP decision and Dr. Ken Mayer is quoted rather extensively. The story also appeared on:
MAY 8 -- Bloomberg Newsalso ran coverage quoting Fenway about the pending FDA decision on May 8 and it was picked up by a number of outlets, including:
MAY 8 -- Reuters news service ran coverage of the pending FDA's pending decision on the use of FTC-TDF as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV transmission. The Reuters story appeared in a number of places, including:
MAY 2 -- Fenway is mentioned and Dr. Boswell is quoted in The Boston Globe’s coverage of federal grants to community health centers under the Affordable Care Act. The story is on the front page of the May 2 Metro section and online here. ThinkProgress.org also had a story about the grants mentioning Fenway Health on May 3.
APRIL 25 -- Dr. Harvey Makadon was the keynote speaker at the third annual LGBT health student symposium in Chicago, which was covered by The Windy City Times on April 25.
MARCH 27 -- A study conducted by researchers here at Fenway and at Boston University found that highly active antiretroviral therapy, known as HAART, does not completely suppress HIV in the semen of sexually-active HIV-infected men who have sex with men. It was reported in a few places:
MARCH 26 -- Boston.com published Sean Cahill’s editorial ‘A game-changer in the fight against HIV’ on The Podium, their online opinion blog.
MARCH 26 - APRIL 9 -- The Rainbow Times covered the launch of the National LGBT Health Education Center’s new web site. Bay Windows followed suit on March 29 and the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants ran a story on April 9.
MARCH 21 -- BAGLY opened an STD testing clinic for young LGBT people in conjunction with the Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center and EdgeBoston.com covered it.
MARH 8 -- Reuters covered the controversy surrounding the FDA's upcoming ruling on PrEP use in MSM and The Fenway Institute was one of the organization's quoted.
MARCH 3 - 8 -- Men's Event was covered by a number of publications. The Boston Globe and Boston.com published event photos by Bill Brett on March 5 and The Rainbow Times published their coverage on the same day, as did The Boston Herald's Inside Track. Local blogger Bosguy posted a fun video of the event on his blog March 5, as well and Bay Windows posted their coverage on March 8.
MARCH 2-- The Massachusetts HIV Testing Bill was in the news again and Dr. Stephen Boswell was quoted by The Boston Globe and The Rainbow Timestalking about restrictions the current version of the legislation will place on HIV care providers.
MARCH 1 -- The Rainbow Times posted a Men’s Event promo on their web site.
FEBRUARY 18 -- The White House held a conference on LGBT health issues last Thursday in Philadelphia and Dr. Scout was in attendance. Advocate.com quoted Scout in their coverage of the event.
FEBRUARY 11 -- The San Diego Gay and Lesbian News covered work that the Network for LGBT Health Equity did to bring anti-transgender violence and discrimination in Puerto Rico to the attention of federal officials.
FEBRUARY 12 -- The Boston Globe profiled David Zimmerman and Boston Spirit Magazine. Zimmerman, who is one of our Men’s Event co-chairs, talked about the magazine’s philanthropic relationship with Fenway.
JANUARY 20 - 26 -- News that Fenway would be honoring LGBT activits Urvashi Vaid at The Women's Dinner Party and Congressman Barney Frank at The Men's Event made the front page of Bay Windows January 20 edition and was featured in The Rainbow Times online on January 26. Edge Boston also published the Bay Windows article on January 20.
JANUARY 17 - FEBRUARY 21 -- On January 16, The Fenway Institute published policy briefs advocating for the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity information in clinical settings and explaining how to do that. These briefs made news:
NOVEMBER 30 -- The Fenway Institute’s Julian Dormitzer was featured as one of Queerty.com’s Five People Under 30 Who Are Fighting HIV/AIDS.
NOVEMBER 17 -- Ruben Hopwood and Emilia Dunham from Fenway’s staff and Joanne Herman from our Board of Directors were all quoted in reaction to the passage of the Transgender Equal Rights bill on The Rainbow Times web site and in the December print edition.
NOVEMBER 15 - 30 -- Information about the opening night performance of HIGH benefitting Fenway Health was featured on Broadwayworld.com on November 15. Beantown Bloggery featured similar coverage on November 30.
NOVEMBER 11 - 14 -- The Boston Globe ran a November 11 story on potential profiling of gay men by police making arrests in a public park in Medford. Amanda Escamilla from Fenway's Violence Recovery Program is quoted in the article. The Advocate picked up on that story and posted their own coverage on November 14.
NOVEMBER -- Dr. Stephen L. Boswell is quoted in an article on moves to improve health care for LGBT people in the November issue of Managed Care.
NOVEMBER -- The Rainbow Times has a feature article about the open letter to the FDA and Gilead concerning approval of PrEP for use in MSM and transgender women.
OCTOBER 20 - 25 -- The Rainbow Times ran an online photo and announcement about Fenway's 2012 events and the event co-chairs on November 25. They ran the same coverage in their November print edition. Bay Windows ran a similar announcement in their October 20 issue.
OCTOBER 20 -- Bay Windows ran an open letter to the FDA and Gilead from Fenway and other organizations concerning approval of PrEP for use in MSM and transgender women.
OCTOBER 17 -- HHS Secretary Sebelius mentioned HRSA’s grant to The Fenway Institute to train U.S. community Health Center staff in LGBT health issues in a speech delivered before the National Coalition of LGBT Health. Popular LGBT news sites Advocate.com and Towleroad both featured the remarks.
OCTOBER 10 -- Dr. Ken Mayer was quoted in an October 10 New York Times story about ongoing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) research.
OCTOBER 10 -- The Boston Globe featured a story on health care for LGBT people that talked about Fenway’s expertise in this area and quoted our Medical Director, Dr. Alex Gonzalez, Board member Joanne Herman and one of Dr. Pat Raney’s patients. The story was teased on the paper’s front page and was the cover story of the G Section.
OCTOBER 5 -- Fenway’s Violence Recovery Program is part of a collaborative funded by the Department of Justice to address domestic violence in African-American and Latino/a LGBT people. Bay Windows posted a story about this initiative online, as did The Rainbow Times.
SEPTEMBER 28 -- Bay Windows ran online coverage of Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral receiving the Michael A. Tye Award at Fenway’s Donor Appreciation Night. The photo also appeared in the September 29 printed edition of Bay Windows.
SEPTEMBER 21 - 29 -- Dr. Stephen Boswell was quoted in The Boston Globe on Setpember 21 in a story about opposition from Fenway and others to a proposed change in HIV testing regulations in Massachusetts. The Globe editorial team then spoke with Dr. Boswell and published a September 22 editorial opposing those same changes. Dr. Boswell is also quoted in Associated Press coverage of the controversy that ran in Bay Windows on September 29.
SEPTEMBER 21 -- Liz Coolidge, coordinator of Fenway’s LGBT Parenting and Alternative Insemination programs, appeared on WBUR’s Radio Boston to talk about proposed regulation of the fertility industry.
SEPTEMBER 8 -- The Rainbow Times posted a story about Sean Cahill joining The Fenway Institute on its web site and it ran in their September print edition. Bay Windows ran their own piece about Sean in their September 8 paper.
SEPTEMBER 7 - 20 -- HRSA awarded a grant to The Fenway Institute funding a national training and technical assistance center for LGBT health issues. Several news outlets covered this story:
SEPTEMBER 5 -- Jessica Newman from Fenway’s Violence Recovery Program is quoted in a Boston Globe story on same-sex domestic violence.
AUGUST 29 -- Dr. Stephen Boswell discusses HIV/AIDS in relation to the 2011 Momentum Report on LGBT rights in a story posted to The Rainbow Times web site on August 29.
AUGUST 22 -- The Boston Herald Job Find section has an article on community health center nurses and Fenway’s Kiefer St. Pierre is quoted.
AUGUST 22 -- The Boston Globe’s Kay Lazar has an article looking at the challenging funding landscape for HIV/AIDS organizations in the wake of the CDC’s announcement of cuts to Massachusetts HIV prevention programs.
AUGUST 15 -- The Boston Globe ran a front page story on cuts to federally-funded HIV/AIDS programs in Massachusetts, including cuts to Fenway Health’s HIV prevention funding. Dr. Stephen Boswell is quoted.
AUGUST 12 -- The Boston Business Journal ran a profile of Fenway’s Director of Dentistry, Dr. Frank Schiano. (You need to be a BBJ subscriber to access the full article online).
AUGUST 4 -- The author of Little Lesbian Baby Blog posted a glowing review of Fenway's Alternative Insemination program on August 4.
AUGUST 2 -- Reuters news service covered the CDC’s announcement that syphilis is disproportionately affecting minority gay and bisexual men and quoted recently published research from Dr. Ken Mayer and Dr. Matthew Mimiaga.
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER -- Rhonda Linde and Judy Bradford were interviewed for an article about LGBT mental health care in the August/September edition of New England Psychologist. The article is posted online.
JULY 26 -- Baywindows.com posted coverage of The Fenway Institute’s Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health. The Rainbow Times also posted a photo and some coverage of the Summer Institute. The 2011 class of the Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health was also recognized in the August print edition of The Fenway News.
JULY 25 -- Fenway receives a mention alongside GMHC in this July 25 look at the ‘Captain America’ movie, faith in American Institutions and The Avengers vs. The X-Men. Fenway and GMHC are cited as examples of organizations that sprang up as alternatives to mainstream medial institutions that weren’t always sensitive to the healthcare needs of LGBT people.
JULY 22 -- In June, Dr. Judy Bradford gave a talk at the NIH as part of their LGBT Pride programming. Her speech is covered in the July 22 edition of The NIH Record, the bi-weekly employee newsletter of the NIH.
JULY 20 -- Dr. Judy Bradford appeared on ‘This Show is So Gay,’ an LGBT-oriented radio show that is also available online. Judy talks about “demography, emotionally-charged research and the joys of stat camp.” You can listen here.
JULY 14 -- Bay Windows has a front page story on the recent release of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs report on hate crimes against LGBT people. Fenway’s Violence Recovery Program features prominently in the article.
JULY 13 -- The Gay City News published coverage of a GMHC PrEP forum that featured Dr. Kenneth Mayer.
JUNE 30 -- A piece on transgender health policy priorities written by The Fenway Institute’s Emilia Dunham was published in Bay Windows and is also available online.
JUNE 29 - JULY 8 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that sexual orientation measures would begin to be included in the federal government’s National Health Indicators (NHIS) Survey in 2013 and gender identity measures are being tested for addition when ready. Staff from The Fenway Institute’s Center for Population Research in LGBT Health and Network for LGBT Health Equity, and Fenway Health’s Office of Government Affairs all worked closely with HHS staff to craft the new data collection policy for NHIS and were featured in news coverage of the announcement:
JUNE 20 -- Dr. Scout and the Network for LGBT Health Equity are mentioned in a Windy City Times article about the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation becoming the first public healthcare system in the nation to mandate LGBT cultural competency training for all staff members.
JUNE 9 -- Dr. Judith Bradford is one of the experts interviewed for an NPR story on gaps in LGBT health research that aired yesterday on 'Tell Me More.' You can listen to it online.
JUNE 9 -- Dr. Jenny Potter was featured as one of Bay Windows ‘Unsung LGBT Heroes’ in their 2011 Pride Guide. She appears on page 31 of the printed edition and is featured online here.
MAY 31 -- Dr. Ken Mayer talks about male circumcision’s potential to possibly protect against HIV infection in an Edge article about San Francisco’s ballot initiative to outlaw circumcision.
MAY 25 -- Ben Perkins was interviewed for a Black AIDS Institute story on HIV vaccine research. Ben's video that was filmed as part of The Fenway Institute’s HIV vaccine video series is included in the coverage. The story also ran on NPR’s web site and on The Root.
MAY 19 -- A local woman began chronicling her and her partner’s experiences as they try to become pregnant with the help of Fenway's Alternative Insemination Program. You can read more here.
MAY 9 -- Danielle Slepian from Fenway: South End was nominated for a Boston Globe 2011 Salute to Nurses. The letter nominating Danielle was posted May 9 on Boston.com.
APRIL 26 -- Bay Windows ran a guest blog by Women’s Health Program Assistant Christina Thuerwachter about Fenway’s 2nd annual LBT Women’s Health Fair.
APRIL 14 -- The Rainbow Times published a story on The Men’s Event, which raised more than half a million dollars to support life-saving programs and services at Fenway. Bay Windows also covered The Men’s Event in their April 14 edition.
MARCH 31 - APRIL 7 -- The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of The National Academies advanced the future of LGBT health research today with the release of The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Judith B. Bradford, PhD, and Harvey J. Makadon, MD, of The Fenway Institute both sit on the 17 member IOM Committee that issued the report and the two of them and other experts from Fenway were featured heavily in news coverage of the report’s release:
MARCH 30 -- The Rainbow Times covered Fenway’s 5th annual T-Social event for the Boston-area’s broad community of transgender, transsexual, intersex, gender queer, & gender non-conforming people, cross dressers, friends, and allies of anyone crosses mainstream society’s notions of gender.
MARCH 17 -- Bay Windows included a guest blog about the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition’s Antiretroviral Prevention forum written by The Fenway Institute’s Jim Maynard. They also published Fenway’s announcement that Greater Boston Food Bank head Catherine D’Amato will receive the Dr. Susan M. Love Award at this year’s Women’s Dinner Party. And Bay Windows monthly Golden Rainbow Times supplement for older LGBT people covered our reopening of 16 Haviland Street as Fenway: Sixteen.
MARCH 10 -- Dr. Frank Schiano, the head of Fenway’s dental practice, was among a team of students and faculty from BU’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine who provided free dental exams, sealants, and fillings to children from 3 to 17 at the St. Pierre dental clinic in Teacapan, Mexico. BU Today, the Boston University news site, posted print and video coverage highlighting Frank's work on March 10.
MARCH 4 -- The Rainbow Times has a story about Dr. Ken Mayer receiving the Congressman Gerry E. Studds Award at this year’s Men’s Event.
MARCH 2 -- Bay Windows featured two Fenway stories. The first is an article about Ken Mayer receiving the Congressman Gerry E. Studds Award at this year’s Men’s Event and the second was coverage of the Fenway Young Leaders Council’s one-year anniversary celebration on February 22.
MARCH 1 -- John Hanawalt, Fenway’s graphic designer, is featured in a New York Times story about data that shows more recent college grads are going to work for non-profits than was previously the case. John is also the subject of a video piece that accompanies the story on NYTimes.com. You may need to log in to read the story.
FEBRUARY 25 -- The Boston Business Journal interviewed Dr. Ken Mayer about HIV vaccine research being done here at Fenway and in Boston generally. The story was posted online. You need a BBJ subscription login to read the entire piece.
FEBRUARY 7 - 14 -- The Good Men Project Magazine featured a piece written by Ben Sommer, who was conceived through Fenway's Alternative Insemination Program and raised by two lesbian moms. It tells the story of him meeting his sperm donor father. The story is published in two parts:
FEBRUARY 7 -- Joseph Caputo wrote in The Good Men Project Magazine about volunteering as an HIV vaccine trial participant. He interviewed The Fenway Institute's Jim Maynard for his story.
JANUARY -- The Rainbow Times also contained a feature story on the iPrex study and what PrEP might mean for HIV prevention.