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LGBTQ Health View: Biden’s actions will improve LGBTQ health quality

By Latonya Riddle-Jones For MediaNews Group When all people of every race, culture, faith or sexual identity are encouraged to participate fully and have equal access to basics like food and shelter, the workplace and health care, our entire society is richer for their participation and contributions. As our LGBTQ community understands so deeply, such …

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LGBTQ African-Americans face multiple health care hurdles

By Latonya Riddle-Jones For MediaNews Group – Mar 4, 2021 As we celebrate Black History Month and honor the contributions of African-Americans to our history, the nation continues to battle serious issues regarding equal treatment of disenfranchised individuals, including in health care. For African-Americans identifying as LGBTQ, like many of Corktown Health Center’s patients, the …

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Corktown LGBTQ+ Health Center Offers Free, At-Home HIV Testing Kits

By Eve Kucharski|March 5th, 2021|Michigan, News As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into its second year, health organizations around Michigan have had to adapt to serve their communities in unique circumstances. At Detroit’s Corktown Health Center, which prioritizes LGBTQ+ health care, the Director of Program Services Valentina Djelaj said that the organization has had to “think …

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