Happy Ace Awareness Week! First-year medical student Bessie Liu shares the basics of asexuality and why we should all learn more about it.
For Pride month, we're highlighting past blog posts that discuss the LGBTQ experience in academia and medicine. Queer Visibility in Medical Education “Emerge”ing Insights into Health Care for Transgender Adolescents Reflections on Pride Month As a Gay Scientist LGBTQ+ Health Disparities: Compassionate Care Is Admitting Ignorance From the Center For Transgender Health Blog, Affirm: Pride […]
Jun 24, 2021
Read about the adolescent medicine team at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is working with transgender and nonbinary adolescents and learning their perspectives on improving mental health among transgender and nonbinary youth.
Apr 1, 2020
Most days, I just think of myself as a scientist. But in honor of Pride Month, I am embracing my identity as not just any scientist but specifically a gay scientist by reflecting on the struggles I’ve faced as a gay student and the challenges LGBTQ+ scientists face today. It’s easy to minimize the difficulties […]
Jun 17, 2019
This June was Baltimore Pride, a tradition dating back to 1975 that celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in Baltimore. Over 200 members of the Johns Hopkins community participated in the Pride parade on June 16, a highlight of Pride weekend that sees organizations from across Baltimore and Maryland celebrating LGBTQ+ life (see the Hub write-up). I […]
Jun 27, 2018
On Tuesday, May 1, I attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine-hosted seminar titled The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities, given by Andrew Hollenbach, an alumnus of the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Hollenbach is an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics and the co-director of the basic science […]
May 29, 2018