By Curve Magazine
April 21st, 2020
In this forum, three impressive women will share their stories about the care they have received and will discuss examples of how the healthcare system can improve by hearing queer womens stories and experiences. Panelists include Liz Margolies (National LGBT Cancer Network), Robyn Ochs (bisexual activist), and Ntlotleng Mabena (public health clinician in South Africa) who are each contributing authors to the newly released anthology Bodies and Barriers Hosted by Liz Margolies
Adrian Shanker is an award-winning activist and organizer whose career has centered on advancing progress for the LGBT community. He has worked as an arts fundraiser, labor organizer, marketing manager, and served as President of Equality Pennsylvania for three years before founding Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, PA, where he serves as executive director. An accomplished organizer, Adrian has led numerous successful campaigns to advance LGBT progress through municipal nondiscrimination and relationship recognition laws and laws to protect LGBT youth from conversion therapy. A specialist in LGBT health policy, he has developed leading-edge health promotion campaigns to advance health equity through behavioral, clinical, and policy changes.