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  • 11-18-2009
    ACTION ALERT! Sign on for a Nat'l Office for LGBT Health NOW!


    Action Alert from the National Coalition for LGBT Health

    The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is considering creating a dedicated Office of LGBT Health. This would be an incredible affirmation of the importance of LGBT health and would help keep LGBT he...
  • 11-17-2009
    Reynolds Tobacco, HRC, and Anti-Marriage Campaigns
    Marriage Foe Tied to Pro-Gay Companies
    By Andrew Harmon
    Posted on Advocate.com November 11, 2009

    Summary: Ford Motor Co. and Reynolds American, two companies that receive consistently high marks from the HRC, have ties with Schubert Flint Public Affairs, the firm that was in...
  • 11-16-2009
    Please Welcome Nat'l LGBT Tobacco Network's New Project Manager!
    The National LGBT Tobacco Control Network is pleased to announce a key addition to our staff. After a long search, we are very happy to welcome Mr. Gustavo Torrez from California as our new Project Manager.

    Many of you already know Gustavo, he has been involved in the tobacco contro...
  • 11-16-2009
    Check Out Our Youtube Channel!
    Please check out and subscribe to our youtube channel! Like our other social media moves this fall, we hope to get out there and expose LGBTs and tobacco to new audiences in innovative ways. Have a video? This is a place for you to post too!

    To start off with, we have a fantastic intro...
  • 11-15-2009
    Kick the Grim Reaper's Butt Out of the Castro!
    If you care about Big Tobacco’s impact on the LGBT community (which smokes twice as much as the general population), we need you on November 19th to help us “Kick the Grim Reaper’s Butt Out of the Castro!”

    We’re gathering at the corner of Castro and Market at 5:30pm that da...
  • 11-12-2009
    New York Report Shows LGBs smoke more than general population
    Smoking and attitudes on smokefree air laws among club-going young adults (NY)

    A report was released assessing the smoking rates and support for indoor smoking bans among club-going young adults in New York City. Almost half of the sample was smokers. It was found that gay, lesbian, and...
  • 11-11-2009
    Funding initiatives from CDC
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced this new initiative:

    American Recovery Reinvestment Act of 2009 Communities Putting Prevention to Work

    Details at:
    http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=8mhXK5JKGHqghF4GGTLTyQ9vThVdHQgs74dBy9...
  • 11-05-2009
    Health Care Reform IS an LGBT Issue! Get Involved Today!
    Action Alert from the National Coalition for LGBT Health


    We are at an unprecedented point in the process of national health care reform: the House of Representatives plans to vote on its reform bill, the Affordable Health Care for America Act (H.R. 3962), TOMORROW, Saturday, Nove...
  • 11-03-2009
    Job Opportunities Available With Corporate Accountability International
    Corporate Accountability International has two new openings in our communications unit. We are looking for people who love to cultivate relationships with national and international journalists. These are both great opportunities to work with our allies in tobacco control across the world and to pl...