Joel Ybarra’s role as a champion for diversity, inclusion, and education in the workplace has led him to take steps in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Baltimore.
February is the season for love, and Valentine’s Day is also a great opportunity to show yourself a little love at BreastFest, a special day-long event for lesbian and bi women hosted by the LGBT Health Resource Center of Chase Brexton Health Care.
Changes happen in our bodies as we age, and those changes can impact sexual function and increase the risks of contracting a sexually-transmitted infection. Don’t worry – there are ways to meet those risks with creativity and celebration!
The winter holidays are one of the hardest times for many of us in the LGBT community. (Maybe that’s why Pride is always in the summer?) From dealing with family you may not necessarily enjoy (or who may not necessarily accept you!) to endless “festive” work parties to becoming more aware of just how little money you have, the holidays can feel less joyous and more like a burden.
At some point in our lives, many of us will become caregivers– whether to a family member or a friend. Do you know the facts about LGBT caregiving? Most caregivers don’t realize they are caregivers. You may just be helping out a friend or “doing what spouses do,” but guess what? If you’re providing any kind of ongoing support to a friend or loved one who needs assistance – cooking meals, taking them to the doctor, helping them bathe, or even just checking in on their wellbeing – you care a caregiver!