Monthly Archives: March 2015

Report: Not all Mid-Missouri hospitals are LGBT inclusive

Originally posted by KOMU News 8 By: Colleen Menadier Columbia, Missouri – Members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community are twice as likely to not receive needed medical care or surgery, according to the Missouri Foundation for Health and PROMO. A report indicates some are afraid to seek help due to possible […]

Sparking Interest from Rural Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Health

By: Andrew Shaughnessy @AndrewShag Upon concluding the review process for our Mid-Missouri and Southeast Missouri Hospitals, health advocates were faced with the challenge of sparking interest among rural hospital officials on a review of their LGBT welcoming policies. Knowing the formula for sparking interest among urban hospitals, we knew that rural outreach would be considerably […]

Missouri Case Study 12 – Sparking Interest from Rural Missouri Hospitals on LGBT Health

Originally posted on LGBT HealthLink, The Network for Health Equity:
By: Andrew Shaughnessy Manager of Public Policy, PROMO Missouri @AndrewShag Upon concluding the review process for our Mid-Missouri and Southeast Missouri hospitals, health advocates were faced with the challenge of sparking interest among rural hospital officials on a review of their LGBT welcoming policies. Knowing…

Hypocrisy Is Alive & Well In States Limiting LGBT Local Protections

Certain States are finding all sorts of ways to undermine LGBT progress. Beside the apparent bigotry, the hypocrisy among these States is what fires me up the most. Pushing State intrusion into local control has been a steady issue among State denying localities the ability to protect their LGBT citizens.