Section 1557: Protecting our health care laws

08/14/2019 By Amanda McAllister-Wallner Photo Credit: ProtectTransHealth.org   Since May, we have been sharing information with you about the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to Section 1557. For those of...


If we are not counted, we do not count.

03/28/2019 By Rory O’Brien & Poshi Walker   Photo Credit: Gender Spectrum Collection.   Picture this. A trans man is sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office...


This Trans Day of Visibility we fight to be counted

03/28/2019 By Dannie Cesena   From being  the Community Icon of the Year by Orange County Pride to recently receiving the first ever Courage Award by the Orange County...


Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance

This week, November 12-19, is recognized as Transgender Awareness Week, a one-week celebration when transgender advocates and community members come together to host events that raise awareness of transgender...


Q&A: #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup Member Named Social Worker of the Year

A strong advocate for transgender communities and #Out4MentalHealth Workgroup member, Zander Keig, LCSW, is the 2018 NASW-CA Chapter Social Worker of the Year.


Why I’m speaking Out on the Pending Catholic Hospital Mergers

By Dannie Ceseña - Winter 2015 was a very difficult time in my life. In fact, I almost died. Now, a proposed merger between Dignity Health and...


Soliciting Blog Content

The California LGBT Health and Human Services Network is starting a blog and we’d love to have you – our community members – be guest writers. Do you have...


#Out4MentalHealth

By: Amanda Wallner, MPP and Poshi Walker, MSW Project Co-Directors This fall, the California LGBT Health and Human Services Network and NorCal Mental Health America are partnering to launch...


Working with Depression

Some days I struggle with my depression more than others. Some days I feel like a horrible human being who is failing at life. Some days I feel motivated...


Would you like to be a guest blogger?

Do you want to: Promote LGBTQ mental health and well-being? Reflect and share your personal development? Announce news to the community? Share a discovery or new information? Connect community...