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A message from Peter Yacobellis, president of Out Montclair:

Published Thursday, April 14, 2022
For me and many others like me in the broader LGBTQ+ community, we've had to spend so much of our lives just simply trying to stay safe, be seen, and be treated with dignity. Seven years since the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell vs. Hodges, effectively legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, our community finds itself once again the focus of cynical more»

NJ LGBT Chamber Rebrands to New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce

Published Thursday, January 20, 2022
By: The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (January 18, 2022) – WAYNE, NJ – The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce (NJPCC) , is proud to announce it has undergone a brand transformation that will help to elevate the state’s LGBTQ+ community’s economic growth by encouraging career upward mobility, providing educational business more»

NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce -Augusto Penaranda Jr. Appointed as Executive Director

Published Thursday, January 13, 2022
BY: NJ LGBT Chamber insidernj.com Penaranda Jr., is the first Latino and openly-LGBT man to hold the ED position of a Chamber in the state. He will blaze a trail towards fighting for economic equality and prosperity for all LBGT business owners and employees in New Jersey. Wayne, N.J. – (January 03, 2022) –The NJ LGBT Chamber of more»

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»

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»

A big thanks to our friends at the Pride Center for providing these Health Resources

Published Thursday, February 20, 2020
General Health Information and Resources LGBTQ Health-Info and resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) LGBTQ Health Navigator-Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Personal Healthcare LGBTQ Health info-Johns Hopkins For more resources, click here.