May 9: LGBTQ+ Abortion Access Discussion

People of all genders and orientations get abortions! That’s the REACH Fund of Connecticut is partnering with the Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective on May 9, 2023 at 7pm to bring you a discussion on LGBTQ+ abortion access. Let’s talk about how abortion services could be made to be more affirming to the LGBTQ+Continue reading “May 9: LGBTQ+ Abortion Access Discussion”

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. People identifying as LGBTQ+ experience sexual violence at a higher rate than their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. They are also more likely to be denied services due to anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination. You can help! Here are some ways: These are some resources for survivors of sexual assault: YWCA Sexual AssaultContinue reading “Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

Bisexual Health Month

Did you know bi+ folks make up the largest group within the LGBTQ+ community? Yet, they face some of the largest health disparities. There are many factors, including stigma against bi+ people, lack of funding and resources, and bi+ erasure both within and outside of the LGBTQ+ community. How can YOU change this? Here areContinue reading “Bisexual Health Month”

Ask Kim: What Causes a False Positive?

Dear Kim, I know it’s not super common, but I have heard that it’s occasionally possible to get a false positive or negative on a rapid HIV test. What causes that? Is there any way to avoid it? Thanks, Curious Dear Curious, You’re right – it’s not very common, as rapid HIV tests are overContinue reading “Ask Kim: What Causes a False Positive?”