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  • Seven. So far this year, 7 gay men ranging in age from their 20’s through 50’s  have tested positive for HIV at the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective.  Several hundred others have been tested this year, with their results being negative.  All of these people have taken the step to learn more about themselves.  […]

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    We were excited to learn that Matt recently co-authored a study in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Matt, a regular volunteer at our evening STD clinics, is an advanced practice nurse (APRN) at Yale’s Smilow Cancer Hospital in New Haven and a specialist in skin cancer. The study, entitled “Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab in […]

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    Looking for an exciting opportunity to help your community, learn about public health, program development, and non-profit management? We are seeking a motivated, well-qualified intern in program planning at the Health Collective. Please check out the details on our Internships page!

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    Thank you to RealArtWays in Hartford and Marriage Rally Connecticut for hosting a fun-filled, poignant “victory celebration” following the Supreme Court marriage equality rulings on June 26. It was a pleasure to see so many of our friends from TrueColors, our  Medical Director Dr. Ken Abriola, and many couples of all ages at the celebration.  Several […]

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  • You’re 30! You’re invincible!  And in many ways you are.  You make decisions every day that affect your life experience.  You make assumptions too. Like this assumption:  HIV/AIDS is a disease of older gay men. Not in our world here at the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective.   Just ask the 20-something and 30-something gay […]

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    What an incredible time to be alive, and healthy! Things ARE getting better. We’re offering FREE HIV testing today – we even are featured in today’s Courant. Stop by today, Thursday June 27, until 8pm and get a FREE HIV test – know your status! We’re also going to be testing Saturday, June 29, at […]

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    Not gay marriage. MARRIAGE!! The decisions of the Supreme Court today continue to move our community along the road to full and complete inclusion in the rights and benefits available to so many Americans. Today we celebrate these victories with our partners, family and friends. Enjoy the celebrations!

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    Don’t miss next week’s fabulous annual Queer Prom!  For ages 13-21 the theme is “Fairy Tales.” Dress as creatively as you want, and bring the date you want- great food, and entertainment that celebrates YOU!  More info on our events page and on Facebook. Tickets are $10 at the door.  See you soon!

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    We were excited to again be a sponsor at this year’s OutFilm CT Film Festival. The week-long event showcased an incredible array of shorts, dramas, and documentaries representing the entire spectrum of LGBT life. Some films including the documentary “The Rugby Player” even included a Q&A with the director. Especially poignant was that some of […]

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    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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  • Women’s Health Issues have been in the news a lot recently. And that’s a good thing. We always need to be reminded that this is an important topic for EVERYONE, not only women. When it comes to the health of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women(LBT), the stakes are even higher. The Health Resources and Services Administration […]

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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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