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UR Medicine a leader in LGBT health care

UR Medicine a leader in LGBT health care

October 15, 2014

Strong Memorial and F.F. Thompson Hospitals are the only Western New York hospitals to earn this distinction from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF), , which is the nation’s largest organization devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights issues.

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International celebration honors work of scholar, activist Douglas Crimp

International celebration honors work of scholar, activist Douglas Crimp

August 26, 2014

Leading scholars, artists, and critics from around the world will gather at the Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Art in Berlin on August 28 to celebrate the work of Douglas Crimp, who turned 70 this month. Known for his work as an art critic, theorist, curator, and activist, his work was instrumental in the development of the field of queer studies.

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UR to add transgender health benefits

UR to add transgender health benefits

May 23, 2014

The transgender community has found a friend in the University of Rochester.

Beginning in the 2014-15 academic year, UR will offer transitional-related health coverage as part of its student healthcare plan. UR will be the 52nd university in the nation to adopt the progressive healthcare policy.

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Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

Growing World’s Largest Collection of AIDS Posters

November 29, 2012

To mark World AIDS Day on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, more than 1,000 new posters from one of the world’s largest AIDS education poster collections have been digitized and put online by archivists at the University of Rochester.

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Archive Captures 40 Years of the Gay Rights

Archive Captures 40 Years of the Gay Rights

October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the University of Rochester’s Gay Liberation Front launched the Empty Closet in 1971, they knew that distributing a newspaper advocating “the freedom to love” same-sex partners was a radical act.

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EVENT: Experts Address HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

EVENT: Experts Address HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The speakers will explore how racism, homophobia, poverty, politics, and other cultural factors contribute to the disproportionate spread of AIDS among communities of color.

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