News Archive

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LGBT HP&P Program Faculty and Alum Highlighted for Research on LGBTQ+ Vaccine Equity

LGBT HP&P Associate Director, Kat Carrick, Ph.D., and alum Adrian Shanker ('19), were recently featured in QBurgh, a Pittsburgh-based media outlet, for their research on the impacts of COVI

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Program Alum Announced as a Unity for Humanity Rare Impact Challenge Winner

Kate Luxion ('17) was recently announced as a co-winner, along with their colleague Marc Svensson, of the Unity for Humanity Rare Impact Challenge. 

Stephen Forssell, founding director of the LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program, speaks at the GLMA Annual Conference

LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program Recognized for Impact

The prestigious 2019 GLMA Achievement Award honors the program’s contributions to improved health outcomes for the LGBTQ community.
Panelists and attendees at a GW discussion, "Getting the Word Out: Stonewall, the Power of Information and LGBTQ Health.”

LGBT Health Forum Discusses Stonewall Riots

For the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City, journalists, activists and authors came to GW to talk about the impact that Stonewall had on the progress of LGBTQ rights.
LGBTHP&P Alumni at the spring reception

LGBT Health Policy & Practice Spring Reception - A Success!

We at LGBTHP&P would like to thank everyone who came out to celebrate 5 years of supporting scholarships for program students at our Spring Reception at Whitman Walker Health on the 20th!

Stephen Forssell with past students from the LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program

LGBT Health Policy and Practice Holds 2016 Reception at Whitman-Walker Health

Thank you to all of those who attended our recent reception honoring LGBT Health Leaders & Celebrating Student Scholarships, last Tuesday, March 22 at Whitman-Walker Health.

Jeffrey Goodman

Jeff Goodman Honored with Society for Public Health Education's 2015 Trophy Award

Jeff Goodman has been recognized for his many contributions to the LGBTQ community, most recently his work advocating directly with Senate staff to elevate health education to core curriculum status in the Every Child Achieves Act.
Stephen Forssell

Program Director Stephen Forssell Honored with APA Award

Dr. Stephen L. Forssell has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues.
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Director Forssell Comments on Marriage Equality Ruling on ABC-WLJA-TV

LGBT Health Graduate Certificate Program director Stephen Forssell commented on marriage equality during a news segment on WJLA on Friday, June 26. His insight  followed the Supreme Court ruling regarding Obergefell v. Hodges, which held that same-sex marriages must be both legalized and recognized in all states.
Davis presenting his capstone work at the 2015 LGBT Health Workforce Conference

Program Faculty Member & Student Present at LGBT Health Workforce Conference

The LGBT Health Workforce Conference featured presentations from a student and a faculty member of the GW LGBTHP&P Program. Certificate student Colin Davis presented his capstone work, which focused on the millennial LGBT experience as a healthcare consumer.
Cullen with fellow Class of 2014 student, Aiden Cropsey

John Cullen Awarded by Empire State Pride Agenda

John Cullen, '13, was honored on May 16 by the Empire State Pride Agenda as one of the 25 LGBT Community Champions in recognition for his capstone project.
Panelists discussing Proposition 8

The Case Against 8: Screening and Panel Discussion

The Case Against 8, is a Sundance award winning documentary that follows four plaintiffs in their battle to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage in the Supreme Court.

Program Director Dr. Stephen Forssell Featured In Buzzfeed Article

The Department of Health and Human Services is expected to end Medicare's blanket ban on sex-reassignment surgery at the end of a panel review. Read Stephen Forssell's comments in the Buzzfeed article.
Professor Stephen Forssell on NY1

Professor Stephen Forssell on NY1

Stephen Forssell, visiting assistant professor of professional psychology, is interviewed about Senate passage of a bill to extend workplace protections to gay and transgender employees.

Walter Dellinger Authored an Article Outlining the 2013 Supreme Court Term

Read the full story, "It’s not hypocritical to want the Supreme Court to strike down DOMA but not the Voting Rights Act" on Slate.