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  • ACTION ALERT! Demand Protections for Trans Students

    ACTION ALERT! Demand Protections for Trans Students

    February 24, 2017

    Transgender rights have come under attack— specifically regarding trans and gender non-conforming students in schools. President Trump revoked guidelines issued by President Obama that specified that transgender students have the right to use restrooms in public schools that correspond to their gender identity. In New York …

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  • Press Conference and Rally Outside Governor’s Office

    Press Conference and Rally Outside Governor’s Office

    February 24, 2017

    On Thursday, February 23, Housing Works joined with 100 HIV and health advocates including representatives from GMHC, VOCAL-NY, BOOM! Health, NBLCA, Amida Care, Exponents, and Latino Commission on AIDS, for a press conference and rally outside of Governor Cuomo’s New York City office to demand that …

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  • NYC Health Department Expands HIV and STI Services

    NYC Health Department Expands HIV and STI Services

    February 13, 2017

    On Friday, February 10, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett announced the expansion of HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) services as part of NYC’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) plan.

    NYC’s STD clinics will be renamed as Sexual Health Clinics will now have additional staff …

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