Community Conversation on LGBTQ+ Access to Care

On Tuesday, May 25, Bebashi – Transition to Hope hosted its third virtual panel event, “A Community Conversation on LGBTQ+ Access to Care.”

The event was moderated by Lee Carson, Director, Philadelphia Area Sexual Health Initiative, and included as panelists Chris Landtroop, Board Member, Bebashi – Transition to Hope; Chris Bartlett, Executive Director, William Way LGBT Community Center; Jacen Bowman, celebrity makeup artist and Vice President, Philadelphia Black Gay Pride; and Evan Thornburg, Health Equity Special Advisor, Aids Activities Coordinating Office (AACO). which discussed the barriers to healthcare access that affect the LGBTQ+ community.

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