Tag: transgender health

Promoting Equity and Diversity With Gender Inclusive Restrooms

In the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, we agree that equity gives people access to the same opportunities, and having gender-neutral restrooms promotes equity and diversity at UC Davis.

Adrienne S. Lawson-Thompson, Ed.D. is the Director of Institutional Culture/Climate and Community Engagement in the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the UC Davis Health System. In this role, she facilitates workshops involving equity and social change, restorative justice, and cultural and language diversity for faculty, staff, students and health practitioners.

Over 50 Years After the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

Before Stonewall and Harvey Milk, there was Compton’s Cafeteria. Most people know a thing or two about the Stonewall Inn riots in New York City in June 1969, often considered to be the beginning of the LGBTQ+ rights movement. (Many Pride events are held in the last weekend in June to commemorate the anniversary of …

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.

Introducing Our LGBTQI Health Resources Map

In anticipation of our 2016 conference this week, we’re excited to unveil our newest project: the LGBTQI Health Resources Map! Borne of the need for a far-reaching statewide source of information, we hope that this map will provide a bridge between the many regional networks that provide competent and compassionate care, as well as between …

Special thanks to Paul David Terry, Shea Hazarian, Kylie Blume, Tristan Boyer, Manpreet Kaur, and Page Design Group for their tremendous help in developing this map.

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee

Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Highlights from Improving OUTcomes 2015

Check out our brilliant presenters from last year! We are so fortunate to name so many colleagues who fully commit their work to LGBTQI health care.

Shea Hazarian
Improving OUTcomes coordinator and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

Edward J. Callahan, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine
Chair, Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Committee

Paul David Terry, MNA
Co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog.

The Virtual Bridge: Rethinking Health Resources Online

Five years ago my friend confided in me that He wanted to be a She. It took one moment for me to tell her how honored I was to know her story, and a few minutes for her to answer my question: “When did you first know?”. She and I spent hours talking about the process …

Paul David Terry, MNA is the Interim Director of Communications at UC Davis Integrative Medicine and co-editor of the Improving OUTcomes website and blog. He serves on the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQI Advisory Council and is a past presenter for the Improving OUTcomes Conference, contributing workshops on strateges that reach and engage online LGBTQI patients and communities.