Though trans* and gender non-conforming (TGNC) teens and adults have gained more visibility in the U.S., the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey shows that TGNC adults experience disturbing patterns of mistreatment and discrimination across categories including education, employment, family life, health, and housing.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections program webinar is now available as a recording.
We have all heard the expression, “Publish or Perish.” This adage makes me cringe every time I hear it. Though it’s hard to question its veracity, as a scholar, I find it inhibits our transformational ability to contribute knowledge.
"As a social epidemiologist who examines the links between structural racism and racial health inequalities, I am particularly concerned about the lives (often truncated) and deaths (too often, violent) of Black women and men."
Equity is a term used frequently and in new spaces every day. But what does this term mean, and how can we practice equity? To start, my organization, Equal Measure, defines equity as existing “when individuals, in any community or organization, have equal opportunity to overcome structural barriers and achieve success.