20 November

Legacy Montrose Lights Building in Honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance

Category: Advocacy, Gender Health, LGBT

Pictured: The Legacy Montrose building lit for Transgender Day of Remembrance in 2017.   By Barrett White Each year on November 20, we observe International Transgender Day of Remembrance. This year, Texas saw the murders of Dallas resident Karla Patricia Flores-Pavon and Brandi Seals, who was right here in Houston—and who was identified by the…

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13 November

Sign up for a Legacy Public Health Class

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Diabetes, Family Medicine, Gender Health, Geriatrics, Health News, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Health

A patient who is educated about their health is the best advocate for their own care. That is why we work with individuals, health care providers and communities to improve health outcomes. We are able to accomplish this through our education classes at many of our clinics and at community locations across Southeast Texas. Here…

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15 October

Today is National Latino AIDS Awareness Day

Category: Advocacy, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

By Barrett White According to the CDC, nearly one quarter of all new HIV diagnoses in the United States were among Latino individuals, and yet Latino people make up only 3% of those receiving PrEP, the pill to prevent HIV, according to the CDC’s current estimates. Launched in 2009, Greater Than AIDS is an organization…

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11 October

HIV goes overlooked in Dallas, on the rise in Houston

Category: Family Medicine, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Pediatrics, Public Health

By Barrett White   In a study led by Zachary Most, MD, of the Pediatric Infectious Disease department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, it was revealed that in adolescent patients living with HIV, there were a significant number of MOEs, or “missed opportunity encounters”. These MOEs mean that these patients could have…

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23 August

Legacy Community Health Welcomes You to Texas, Maddie.

Category: Gender Health, LGBT, Pediatrics

From all of us at Legacy Community Health, we want to welcome you to Texas, Maddie. No matter what you’ve faced elsewhere, welcome to Houston.

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14 August

For LGBT youth, self-harm and suicide rates are double that of their peers

Category: Behavioral Health Services, LGBT

By Barrett White   August means it’s back-to-school time. For some youth, this might be a time for reuniting with friends they haven’t seen for two months, settling into a new schedule, and dreading the early mornings that have eluded them all summer. For others, this time of year is not so benign—the threats of…

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06 August

PSA: “The Voice in Your Head”

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, LGBT, Mental Health Mondays

Watch our new PSA and accompanying longer video to see what intimate partner violence is and how to stop it.

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20 June

Happy Pride 2018

Category: LGBT

By James Lee Here’s to Houston Pride being 40 years old! Come celebrate with us on Friday night at Rainbow on the Green. It’s sure to be a blast. Then march with us on Saturday at the parade. And be sure to check out our annual Pride lighting of our Legacy Montrose building. Here’s to…

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26 March

Legacy Champions 2018’s LGBT Health Awareness Week

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Gender Health, LGBT, Public Health

Almost 40 years ago our roots began as a clinic for gay men during the AIDS crisis.  Then, as now, one of our guiding principles is diversity and inclusion.

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World AIDS Day
01 December

Legacy honors those lost to HIV/AIDS as Houston continues fighting the epidemic

Category: Adult Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, Public Affairs, Public Health

The event will honor the clinic’s roots in Houston’s AIDS crisis of the 1980s and outline next steps the city must take to end the HIV epidemic.

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