Please see below for a list of archived Equity Newsflash emails available for download.
May 2023 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: National Transgender Health Summit recap; recognizing Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month + LGBTQ+ communities
March 2023 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: uplifting Transgender Day of Visibility; National Transgender Health Summit recap
March 2022 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: Women’s History Month and Transgender Day of Visibility, including an emphasis on gender-affirming care
February 2022 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: new LGBTQ-friendly California state laws, new resource for supporting LGBTQ Indigenous communities, report on anti-trans state laws, and upcoming events
December 2021 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: resources for coping with the holidays and reducing isolation, research and news related to supporting Transgender youth, research on food insecurity and the pandemic
September 2021 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: events and resources for supporting Trans and gender-diverse youth, new California data collection project on LGBTQ violence, reports on workplace discrimination and HIV criminalization, and changes to LGBTQ Veterans’ benefits
May 2021 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: AAPI Heritage Month and stopping anti-Asian hate, especially against LGBTQ AAPI communities; upcoming PRIDE month events; new funding to train California teachers in LGBTQ cultural competency; honoring Natalia Smut and other Californians lost to anti-trans violence.
> Download PDF [260 KB]
March 2021 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: poll finds 1 in 6 young adults are LGBTQ; pandemic experiences of LGBTQ Latinx; state and federal LGBTQ discrimination bills; new reports about LGBTQ people of color; LGBTQ COVID-19 information campaign in California; events
> Download PDF [2 MB]
November 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: Two-Spirit and LGBTQ events and resources for Native American Heritage Month; record-setting number of LGBTQ election candidates and winners; holiday resources; and virtual events, including recordings from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health Conference.
> Download PDF [508 KB]
October 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: LGBTQ Latinx youth suicide risk and deportment/detainment; webinar on LGBTQ voices for equitable medical services; upcoming events; and news about federal and state laws for transgender inmate rights, equitable COVID-19 data collection, and an LGBTQ-inclusive suicide hotline.
> Download PDF [316 KB]
August 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: LGBTQ-inclusive disaster planning, supporting neurodiverse LGBTQ youth, food insecurity in Kern county, LGBTQ youth against anti-Black racism, and LGBTQ caregiver challenges.
> Download PDF [252 KB]
June 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: Acknowledgement of recent killings of Black transgender people, Black LGBTQ mental health resources, Supreme Court ruling protecting LGBTQ+ workers, United Nations call for ban on conversion therapy, research on suicide factors, and upcoming events.
> Download PDF [210 KB]
May 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: “Coping During COVID” multimedia story project; COVID-19 resources for vulnerable populations; new COVID-19 LGBTQ Help Center; bill to mandate COVID sexual orientation and gender identity data collection; research on eating disorders among LGBTQ patients; and upcoming events.
> Download PDF [374 KB]
March 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: coronavirus and mental health resources; articles about coronavirus and health equity, including risks specific to LGBTQ communities; queer women’s history articles; and upcoming conferences.
> Download PDF [256 KB]
February 2020 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: Black History Month and black LGBTQ mental health resources; article about suicide risk of LGBTQ youth; news about Utah banning conversion therapy; new research-based framework for LGBTQ health promotion; upcoming conferences.
> Download PDF [579 KB]
December 2019 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: resources and tips to support emotional wellness during the holidays; end to religious beliefs exemption for health care providers; American Medical Association call for banning conversion therapy; research about high school Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs); and upcoming conferences.
> Download PDF [679 KB]
September 2019 Equity Newsflash
National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) resources, research studies on LGBTQ+ school and college mental health, a video by IPP Gender Spectrum on “Navigating Barbershops & Salons,” a report on ICE mistreatment of LGBTQ and HIV-positive migrants, a resource on child welfare supports for LGBTQ youth, and upcoming conferences.
> Download PDF [773 KB]
July 2019 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: upcoming LGBTQ TA Center training event on supporting Two-Spirit people, co-hosted with the Native American TA Provider; report about LGBTQ homeless youth in Sacramento; new state funding for LBQ women’s health; anti-conversion therapy bill; LGBTQ California resource directory; Office of Minority Health learning modules; and upcoming webinars and conferences.
> Download PDF [378 KB]
June 2019 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: California Pride Month events; American Psychoanalytic Association announcement; The Trevor Project 2019 Survey Report; grantee hiring announcement; and upcoming webinars and conferences.
> Download PDF [960 KB]
May 2019 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: Harvey Milk Day, 2019 Pride Month events in California, hiring announcement from LGBTQ grantee, “Queer California: Untold Stories” exhibit, new research on homophobic bullying and 5 million California students, and new resources and upcoming conferences for LGBTQ community members and mental health practitioners.
> Download PDF [482 KB]
March 2019 Equity Newsflash
Topics include: new TA Center resource, “Creating Gender-Affirming Meeting Spaces: A Tip Sheet for Planners”; Transgender Day of Visibility events; upcoming conferences; news about LGBTQ youth suicide rates; new resource on creating a transgender health program at health centers.
> Download PDF [936 KB]
February 2019 Equity News
Topics include: introduction to the new monthly Equity News feature; new laws protecting LGBTQ Californians’ rights; LGBTQ patriotic history; and upcoming events related to transgender health services, supporting LGBTQ youth, and mental health and sickle cell disease.
> Download PDF [516 KB]