Charting Queer Health

A podcast by Howard Brown Health, centered at the intersection of queer culture, healthcare, and research!

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6 days ago

In part two of our Pride series, we are again joined by Tracy Baim (LGBTQ+ Hall of Fame member, queer historian, and journalist) to talk about rainbow washing, inclusivity in the queer community, and how to advocate for a better tomorrow. 

Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

In part one of our Pride series, we are joined by Tracy Baim (LGBTQ+ Hall of Fame member, queer historian, and journalist) to break down the origins of Pride and who we have to thank for the progress we’ve made. 

Wednesday Jun 08, 2022

We talk with Mr. Chicago Leather 2014 Miguel Torres about the leather community, kink at Pride, vac-beds, pup play, and more! Consider this your "Leather 101!" For more information on the leather community, visit or!

Wednesday Jun 01, 2022

Caitlin Williams, Manager of Substance Use Services and Clinical Psychologist, dives into the concept of harm reduction with us, including what medication assisted treatment is and how it can help people who want to reevaluate their use of opiates. 

Wednesday May 25, 2022

We talk with Joey Metler, Supervising Behavioral Health Clinician, about the overdose treatment drug naloxone (Narcan), how to spot an overdose, why needle exchange programs are vital, and more! 

Wednesday May 18, 2022

We sit down with our TGNC Community Health Manager, Trisha Holloway Riddle, to discuss what that acronym even means, what trans affirming healthcare is, and more! 

Wednesday May 11, 2022

We speak with Carina from Queer Family Planning to learn how Howard Brown assists queer families of all kinds in adding to their families! We talk about sperm acquisition, surrogacy, insurance coverage, and more! 

Wednesday May 04, 2022

We are joined by Dr. Anu Hazra to discuss Asian Pacific Islander Desi-American Heritage Month! Why are so many identities included in that acronym? What are the misconceptions we have when it comes to APIDA identities? How does those play into culturally competent healthcare?

Wednesday Apr 27, 2022

We talk with Shonita Lewis, Director of Practice Operations, and Maria Marquez, Associate Director of Practice Operations for the North Region, to discuss how operations can transform a patient's experience at with healthcare. 

Wednesday Apr 20, 2022

That's right! Our own anal health specialist Dr. Gary Bucher is here to talk with us about all things butts - douching, anal cancer, anoscopes, Twitter videos, and more!

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