Diana Taylor, PhD, RN FAAN, Nancy Woods PhD, RN FAAN, and Ellen Olshansky PhD, RN FAAN
Julie A. Burkhart
David S. Cohen
La Guardia Cross
Sarah Fleisch Fink
Dyana Forester, President of Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO
Katherine Gallagher Robbins
Judith L. Lichtman
Dr. Colleen McNicholas, DO, MSCI
Paula Molina Acosta
Erika L. Moritsugu
Debra L. Ness
Tiffany Pryor, MSW
Repro Health Watch
Martha Skeeters, Ph.D.
National Partnership Staff
Jessi Leigh Swenson
Bethany Van Kampen
Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH, FACOG
Coming Out, Chosen Family and Celebrating Pride
When I came out as queer, as a freshman in high school, I did not understand how diverse, complex, and historical the LGBTQ+ community was. I came out in the months in which Obergefell v. Hodges was argued in front of the Supreme Court, and LGBTQ+ equality was becoming a mainstream discussion in the United States.
Back to Our Roots: Pride, Protest, and Black History
This year’s Pride Month comes at a time of national and global unrest. In April and May, Pride parades, festivals and other celebrations nationwide set for June were cancelled due to COVID-19 social distancing measures.