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Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium going virtual Sept. 16-17
2020-09-16

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The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium 2020—with its theme, "Being Healthy is a Radical Act"—will be going virtual Sept. 16-17.

The symposium ( presented by Howard Brown Health's Center for Education, Research and Advocacy ) brings together healthcare professionals, educators, researchers and advocates from across the country to disseminate evidence-based practices and engage in discussion around issues relating to the health of the LGBTQ+ community.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

—National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon, BS, MSW, who previously led Chicago's Affinity Community Services;

—Equality Florida Central Florida Development Officer and Media Relations Manager Brandon Wolf, a nationally recognized advocate for LGBTQ issues and gun-violence prevention;

—PleasePrEPMe Director/Founder Shannon Weber, MSW, who is a founding task force member for Prevention Access Campaign, responsible for the Undetectable=Untransmittable movement worldwide

The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium began in 2015 to address the lack of LGBTQ-focused curriculum in medical education and public health curriculum.


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