New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi joined COO Jordana Bailey and the staff of NYC Health + Hospitals Jacobi for the facilities annual Pride Walk and Celebration.
For the entire month of June, a historic piece of LGBTQ History will hang in the Montefiore Moses, Wakefield, and Weiler lobbies: three panels of the 48,000 that make up the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and is the largest communal art project in the world.
The largest Pride Parade in the borough will kick off at the Bronx County Courthouse at 10 am on June 23. Afterwards parade goers can attend the 1 Bronx 1 World Pride Festival on Third Avenue.
Wednesday, June 5th is designated as national HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day. The Long Term Survivors Wellness Coalition, a New York-based coalition dedicated to identifying and addressing the needs of people in the long-term survivor community hosted the event, “We’re Still Here!,” a day-long celebration.
HEALTH- There’s an old adage: “With age comes wisdom.” Applying that adage to our current healthcare environment is the next great challenge for all of us in the LGBT community—especially those of us in the Stonewall generation who fought to gain acceptance and rights that were once unimaginable.
BRONX- Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and members of the City’s LGBTQ community gathered to raise the rainbow flag at The Bronx County Building.