The Boston Globe – Taking a pill to prevent HIV
The Huffington Post – Criminalization of LGBT People and Those Living With HIV Threatens Global Progress Against AIDS
The Boston Globe - Using meetup apps to promote safer sex
The Advocate - Op-ed: Social Justice Can Cure What Ails Us
The Oklahoman - Researchers: Recognition of same-sex marriages strengthens families, communities
The Boston Globe - Transgender people detail bias they face
The Huffington Post - New CDC Data on Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Health Demonstrate Disparities, Resiliencies
The Hill - Markey's bill will help global fight against AIDS
The Washington Post - Ban lifted on Medicare coverage for sex change surgery
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September 8, 2014
Study Finds That Diverse Group Of Patients Willing To Answer Questions About Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity In Health Care Settings
A study conducted by researchers from The Fenway Institute and the Center for American Progress and published September 8 in PLOS ONE Journal finds that a diverse group of patients are willing to answer questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings, and that they understand the importance of answering questions about sexual orientation and gender identity during the patient registration process. Read more.
July 17, 2014
The Fenway Institute & Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition Release Project VOICE Report on Transgender Discrimination in Public Accommodations
Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months and those experiencing this discrimination were nearly twice as likely to report adverse physical and mental health outcomes, according to a study released today by The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health.Read more.
July 1, 2014
The Fenway Institute Hosts Groundbreaking Meeting On Bisexual Health Research
Leading bisexual health researchers and community activists from across the country agreed to form the Bisexual Research Collaborative on Health (BiRCH) at a meeting hosted by The Fenway Institute in Boston on June 26. BiRCH will continue high-level discussions of bisexual health research, plan a national conference, and look for ways to raise public awareness of bi health issues. Read more.
May 15, 2014
Fenway Commends CDC PrEP Recommendations
Fenway Health and The Fenway Institute strongly support the May 14 recommendations issued by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention. PrEP is a proven tool for preventing HIV infection, reducing chances of infection by up to 92% according to several studies, including the iPrex study that Fenway helped spearhead. Read more.
March 27, 2014
Asking Sexual Orientation Questions On State Risk Factor Surveys Allows 27 States To Document Health Disparities Affecting Sexual Minorities
The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System surveys (BRFSS). Read more.
May 25, 2014
Fenway Applauds Douglas Brooks ONAP Appointment
Fenway Health and The Fenway Institute strongly support the appointment of Douglas Brooks, LICSW as the new Director of the White House’s Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). As the Director of ONAP, Douglas will lead the Administration’s work to reduce new HIV infections, improve health outcomes for people living with HIV, and eliminate HIV health disparities in the United States. Read more.
May 24, 2014
AIDS Action Committee Names New Executive Director
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts announced today that it has named Carl Sciortino its Executive Director. Sciortino, a state representative from the 34th Middlesex District, will resign from elected office Friday, April 4. Read more.
February 14, 2014
Fenway Health Announces New Obstetrics Program
Fenway Health is proud to announce the addition of obstetrical care services, now available at the 1340 Boylston Street location. As a formal partnership with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the new service will be able to accommodate the growing number of Fenway patients starting and expanding their families. Read more.
November 1, 2013
Fenway’s Ken Mayer Profiled In November 2 ‘Lancet’ As Global Leader In HIV Prevention
The Lancet, considered one of the leading medical journals in the world, profiles Fenway’s Kenneth H. Mayer, MD in their November 2 issue as a “global leader in HIV prevention.” Read more.
May 16, 2013
LGBT Aging Project Joins Fenway Health