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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset's Babs Siperstein Proud Center Announces Addition of PrEP Counslor

Published Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Shayne Judge is an advocate and health educator with a demonstrated history of working in LGBTQ+ health with diverse populations. As PrEP Counselor, Ms. Judge offers personalized education and risk reduction counseling for patients and encourages individuals to advocate for themselves to get the care they deserve. She works to educate patients about PrEP, more»

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset Recieves TD Bank Grant To Improve Access To Care For Transgender Patients

Published Friday, October 29, 2021
SOMERVILLE, NJ, Oct. 28, 2021 – TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, recently awarded a $150,000 grant to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Babs Siperstein PROUD Center to improve access to medical care for members of the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on HIV prevention and mental health. The grant will also help provide more»

Mercer County Library-Virtual Talk on LGBT History

Published Thursday, October 21, 2021
Dr. Christopher Mitchell focuses on New Jersey's LGBTQ+ history. He will present a talk on the New Jersey's queer institutions and activists during a pivitol time in LGBT+ history, the 1960s and 1970s. This will run from 7:00PM-8:00PM. Registration is required. Click here to do so.

Cecala Carreer Consultants-OUTstanding Careers Group launches on National Coming Out Day

Published Tuesday, October 5, 2021
By: Paul Cecala Parsippany, NJ – In a post to its website, www.cecalacareer.com and on LinkedIn.com, Paul Cecala, Chief Career Navigator and owner of Cecala Career Consultants, announces the formation of a peer led strategic career support group for the LGBTQ+ community. OUTstanding Careers Group™ is a place for LGBTQ+ professionals to discuss more»

Jersey Pride Reluctantly Cancels 30th Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration

Published Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Jersey Pride's 30th Annual LGBTQ+ Pride Celebration will be rescheduled from October 10th, 2021 to June 5, 2022. This matter was not decided lightly. As the summer wound to a close, Jersey Pride was forced to confront the reality of a fall surge of the virus - courtesy of both the delta variant and a non-trivial percentage of the population eschewing more»

Hudson Pride & Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival Join Mayor Fulop to Unveil Pride Crosswalks

Published Friday, August 13, 2021
JERSEY CITY - Hudson Pride and the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival are partnering with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and the Mayor’s LGBTQ+ Taskforce to kick off a month-long celebration for the 20th anniversary of Pride in Jersey City with the launch of Pride crosswalk murals painted throughout the City. Unlike other Pride crosswalks, crosswalks more»

LGBTQ+ in Bergen County? Want more community? Take the survey!

Published Friday, May 21, 2021
An advisory board in Bergen County is dedicated to opening an LGBTQ Center in Bergen County. To help them assess this concept, please take this short survey by following this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WM9Y725 or by scanning the QR code.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset's Babs Siperstein Proud Center Announces New Medical Director

Published Tuesday, January 12, 2021
By: Lina Allocca, ina.allocca@rwjbh.org RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group welcomes Sameh Abdelaal, MD, as Medical Director of the Babs Siperstein PROUD Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. The center, located at 128 Rehill Ave, Suite 1100, Somerville, which is open 5 days a week, also includes an advanced practice nurse and patient more»