NEWS@HGLHC'S ARCHIVE

  • The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective reminds you that it’s time for your next HIV test. National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual campaign to encourage people of all ages to “Take the Test, Take Control.” The Health Collective is offering free testing on Thursday, June 27 during the day and at our evening clinic. […]

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  • We are pleased to announce this year’s recipient, Matthew Wilson, who is attending American University in Washington, DC this fall. Join us at the Ceremony of Presentation on Wednesday, June 19th, 7pm at the Hartford PFLAG monthly meeting at: Immanuel Congregational Church 10 Woodland Street (opposite Mark Twain House) Hartford, CT   This will also include PFLAG and […]

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  • On Wed. June 19, Nicolas Sheon and Brian Custer from the University of California San Francisco are conducting focus groups in Connecticut to understand the opinions of men who have ever had sex with another man about the policy that does not allow them to donate blood. The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. […]

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  • We are honored and excited to have Brigadier General Tammy S. Smith- US Army Reserve joining us for lunch on Monday, June 10. All are invited to this special event – with the highest-ranking active military officer who is openly gay and in a same-sex marriage. Join us for an informative discussion of some of the […]

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  • Free App with GPS Locating! Looking for Ryan White services, mental healthcare, health centers, substance abuse, family planning, or HIV testing elsewhere? While we didn’t create it, we wish we did! The Department of Health and Human Services’ has a new app for your iPhone or iPad that lets you locate services in your area. […]

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  • On March 26, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Prop8 case. This has huge implications not just for LGBT people but all Americans. The questions include whether one group of citizens can vote to take away rights from another group, and whether marriage equality is a fundamental right protected under the US […]

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  • The men of Mpower CT continue to impress. The Health Collective’s community for bi and gay men 18-35, part of the international Mpowerment Project, has led to many guys finding friendship, support, love, and more throughout Central Connecticut. However, Mpower CT is neither a support group nor dating service. While learning how to keep each […]

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  • Dear Friend, Recently, I had the privilege to introduce the documentary How to Survive a Plague at Real Art Ways in Hartford. If you have the chance to see this powerful film, I recommend it. It tells the history of the early years of the AIDS crisis in New York City and the response of […]

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  • November 17th saw an important milestone take place: The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective’s 10th One Big Event (OBE) was the first LGBT event held at the Connecticut Convention Center, the largest such venue in the state. With over 500 people in attendance, this was indeed a unique occasion to celebrate the work of the largest organization […]

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  • The world comes together every World AIDS day to remember those we’ve lost and those living with HIV / AIDS. Here at the Health Collective, we are especially proud of the services we offer to people living with HIV and AIDS and the programs we manage to prevent new infections. At the same time, we […]

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  • On November 13 our MpowerCT guys helped host a very special panel on living with HIV entitled “Is he Pos? Coming Out as HIV Positive.” The panel discussion was mainly geared towards gay and bi men – who continue to make up a majority of new infections. Speakers included 3 gay men living with HIV, including a […]

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  • The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective wants to let you know about the screening of an important documentary at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT. How to Survive a Plague is a powerful of recent history that still impacts us today. Please join us on Friday, Oct. 26. Executive Director, Linda Estabrook, will introduce […]

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  • As part of the It Gets Better campaign to prevent youth suicide – especially due to bullying – the staff of the Health Collective have created an It Gets Better video and made it available via YouTube. Suicide disproportionately affects LGBT youth. If you are considering harming yourself or know of someone who may take their own life, there […]

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