Posts Tagged ‘LGBT’

2012 OTTY Awards: Helping the Small Business Heart Beat Strong

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By Dan Rosenblum Nancy Ploeger is working on one of her biggest challenges yet. Over the past few years, the building of the Second Avenue Subway, one of the largest construction projects in the country, has put retail businesses behind barricades and meant ever-changing work along the corridor. As the director of the Manhattan Chamber [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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Ahigial Lee Zhou plays chess at the P.S. 6 Chess Tournament 2012 on March 11. Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Grace Ragi HOSPITAL APPOINTS LGBT HEALTH LEADER Beth Israel Medical Center announced this week the appointment of nationally recognized LGBT health expert Barbara E.Warren, PsyD, as director of its newly established LGBT Health Services program. Warren will work to develop partnerships between the hospital and local LGBT organizations and continue [&hellip
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Dr. Robert Murayama

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Chief Medical Officer, Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition on HIV/AIDS By Penny Grey On Nov. 3, the Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA) broke ground—literally and figuratively —with the opening of its Transgender Clinic. Often called one of the city’s most progressive health centers because of their work with the LGBT community, APICHA’s new clinic [&hellip
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Unusual Allies: LGBT Shelter Comes to Church’s Aid

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A man steps into the basement entrance of Trinity Lutheran Church, on West 100th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues. Most people passing by don’t notice him, or the entrance, their attention focused instead on the scaffolding snaking its way to the top of the steeple. Faded plywood sheets cover a large oval window above [&hellip
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