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LGBT Health Forum


The annual LGBT Health Forum spotlights health issues that affect the LGBT community while celebrating the program’s students and alumni. The event takes place on GW’s Foggy Bottom campus each summer and brings together a panel of experts to speak on contemporary LGBT topics. Past forums have focused on the impact of the Stonewall rebellion, health and justice for transgender people, lessons from the marriage equality fight and more.

Past Forums: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

A panel of experts speak at a head table under the sign "LGBT Health Forum"



Upcoming Events

Events will be listed when scheduled.

News from LGBT Health

Graphic that says "97.8% of LGBTQ Pennsylvanians often or always wear a mask"

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. 



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