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In 2014, Missouri Coalition Pushes State to National Leadership on LGBT Health

It was an honor to work alongside Dr. Scout in 2014 during my first year as Manager of Public Policy for PROMO. I learned a great deal from him on how to create inclusive LGBT welcoming policies in Hospitals for both patients and employees. He pushed me not only to be a better advocate, but a […]

After Legal Recognition – Where Does the LGBT Movement Go?

By: Andrew Shaughnessy @AndrewShag This has been something I – along with a host of others – have been pondering. In a post-Windsor America, LGBT advocates and the movement as a whole, has been faced with the challenge of where we go next. The final nail is set to be cast by the Supreme Court this Spring, which could […]

Southwest Missouri Health Systems Add Critical LGBT Protections and Benefits

By: Andrew Shaughnessy @AndrewShag Over the past several months, my organization has worked closely with 47 Missouri hospitals, that have included 105 new LGBT welcoming policies to their own internal policies. In Southwest Missouri, I’ve worked closely with CoxHealth on updating its LGBT welcoming policies, after policy changes occurred at Mercy as well in 2014. […]