26jun1:00 pm2:30 pmAdrian Shanker (Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health) @ Philadelphia FIGHT’s first HIV Prevention and Education Virtual ConferenceAuthor Events:Adrian Shanker Event TagsAdrian Shanker,Bodies and Barriers
Join Adrian Shanker, editor of Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health, and contributors Emmett Patterson and Sean Strub for Philadelphia FIGHT’s first HIV Prevention and Education Virtual Conference. Their
Join Adrian Shanker, editor of Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health, and contributors Emmett Patterson and Sean Strub for Philadelphia FIGHT’s first HIV Prevention and Education Virtual Conference.
Their panel, “Bodies and Barriers: Raising up the voices of LGBT health consumers to remove barriers to care” will be on Friday, June 26th at 1pm EST / 10am PST. Registration is required. Please go here or click the link below to learn more.
Bodies and Barriers illuminates the ubiquitous health challenges LGBT people experience throughout their lives and challenges the conventional wisdom about health care delivery. Click the link below for information.
“Now, more than ever, we need Bodies and Barriers to shine a spotlight on how and why good healthcare for LGBTQ people and our families is such a challenge. Bodies and Barriers provides a road map for all who are ready to fight for health equity—in the doctor’s office, in the halls of government, or in the streets.”—Rea Carey, executive director National LGBTQ Task Force
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.
(Friday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
HIV Prevention & Education Virtual Conference at 1pm EST / 10am PST