Author Archives: Barrett White

Legacy Celebrates Bisexual Awareness Week

By Barrett White Bisexual Awareness Week runs annually from September 16 to 23.   So, what is Bisexual Awareness Week? Each year, GLAAD, the Bisexual Resource Center, and Still Bisexual recognize the bisexual community during Bisexual Awareness Week from September 16 to 23, culminating with Celebrate Bisexuality Day on September 23. According to GLAAD, who …

How might the Delta variant impact seniors?

By Barrett White Most seniors have received at least one dose of the vaccine.   While headlines may be discouraging, we cannot give up hope. The Delta variant is restarting fear of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and over the last year and a half, guidelines have changed from “guidelines for everyone” to “guidelines for the …

Legacy Community Health Announces New CEO – Dr. Robert “Bobby” Hilliard, Jr.

HOUSTON (August 24, 2021) – After a nationwide search, the Legacy Community Health (“Legacy”) Board of Directors announces the hiring of Dr. Robert “Bobby” Hilliard, Jr. as their new Chief Executive Officer. He will replace Katy Caldwell who is retiring after successfully leading Legacy for over 25 years. Dr. Hilliard’s appointment marks the first time …

Is there such a thing as eating too healthily? Technically, yes.

By Barrett White Orthorexia is no joke, and it develops in gay and bisexual men more often than other demographics.   You can eat the birthday cake. You will be fine. Progress isn’t built in a day – it isn’t unraveled in a day, either. Orthorexia, the less-discussed cousin of anorexia, is an eating disorder …

August 20 is Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Barrett White Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day raises awareness of the impact HIV has on people living in the Southern U.S.   Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (SHAAD) is observed annually on August 20. The Southern AIDS Coalition originally initiated this observance in 2019 to bring awareness to the disproportionate impact of HIV in the South. …

No more daily pills? PrEP may soon be available as an infrequent injection.

By Barrett White Tired of the blue pill? A new, more effective version is on the way – and you don’t have to take it daily.   We have long touted PrEP as the best tool in our toolkit for ending the HIV epidemic. This sentiment remains true, and with new drugs on the horizon …

Katy Caldwell, Legacy Community Health CEO, Announces Retirement From Agency

HOUSTON (July 21, 2021) – After 25 years of steadfast leadership, Legacy Community Health (Legacy) CEO Katy Caldwell will be retiring from her position with the organization on December 31, 2021. Caldwell has been a driving force for Legacy. She began her journey as a volunteer for the Montrose Clinic, which later became Legacy Community …

July is Minority Mental Health Month

By Barrett White TW: Mental health outcomes. Mental health is often overlooked in minority communities in the United States. Let’s change that.   Across the country, millions of people face the reality of living with a mental health condition. Legacy observes National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month each July to bring awareness to the struggles …

Legacy Seeking EHR Software Vendor

Legacy is exploring an integrated electronic healthcare record (EHR) to potentially replace or augment existing systems, as well as improve existing processes. Legacy intends to greatly improve system efficiency, functionality, and usability through the acquisition of new software. The new system will be a critical component in enabling Legacy to achieve its strategic and operational …

July 14 is International Nonbinary People’s Day

By Barrett White July 14 is annually observed as a day where we can especially uplift those who identify as nonbinary, celebrating the great diversity of the LGBTQ+ community.   July 14 is International Non-Binary People’s Day. This observance celebrates the great diversity of the LGBTQ+ community by highlighting gender diverse individuals and telling their …