Tag: lgbtqi health

Intersex Awareness Day is October 26!

Every October 26 marks Intersex Awareness Day, a day which brings attention to intersex people and the specific disparities that they face. The Term Intersex According to the Intersex Society of North America (ISNA), intersex is a broad term for “a variety of conditions in which a person is born with a reproductive or sexual …

Shea Hazarian (pronouns: she/her/hers) is a Junior Specialist at the UC Davis School of Medicine and the Improving OUTcomes coordinator. She earned a BA in Sociology from the University of San Francisco and currently works to develop cultural competency initiatives at the UC Davis Health System.

Welcome to Improving OUTcomes!

Why do we know so little about all sexual minorities and their health? In the Western World, we are privately fascinated with things sexual (we use sex to sell everything from beer to cars). As a culture, though, we have lived by an unwritten rule of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell for a very long time! …

175p CallahanEdward J. Callahan, PhD
University of California, Davis Health System
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee