UCLA Health is raising money to support LGBTQ health and wellness. Your gift will accelerate the growth of LGBTQ programs within our four central pillars of LGBTQ care: to create innovative patient care programs and resources, to promote LGBTQ health advocacy, to advance UCLA LGBTQ research and to provide in-depth education on LGBTQ health care.Make a Gift
UCLA Health is proud to present an online PRIDE celebration, fundraiser, and drag revue hosted by Tony Soto, featuring local drag queens including Moi Moi Moi, Sunset Blush, Wilhemena Caviar and others. Our virtual drag showcase will highlight our theme of INCLUSION as an opportunity to explore diversity, promote community, and feature the fierce Drag talent LA is known for! Your contributions will support the growth of LGBTQ healthcare, advocacy, research, and education at UCLA Health.
This year, UCLA Health is focusing on INCLUSION during Pride month. We pride ourselves on being an affirming member of the Los Angeles/SoCal community, both inside and outside of our clinical space. Our pride celebration will bring us together, celebrate our diversity of experience, and showcase LA’s fabulous queer community.
The UCLA LGBTQ Healthcare Fellowship is a trailblazing educational initiative that aims to train future primary care physicians to be sensitive, comfortable, clinically knowledgable and culturally competent in delivering healthcare to sexual and gender minority patient populations. Learn more >
The UCLA Health Pride Network is the systemwide employee & trainee resource group devoted to our LGBTQ community and their allies, covering all LGBTQ initiatives categorized under our four foundational pillars of Clinical Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education. The goal of the Pride Network is to empower our UCLA Health LGBTQ employees and their allies to have a collective voice in fostering a welcoming, respectful, unique and creative culture within our UCLA Health LGBTQ community and the overall UCLA Health organization, in order to develop future providers and leaders, promote LGBTQ equity across the health system, and bring world-class health knowledge to the community. Join the UCLA Health pride network.
UCLA Health is dedicated to delivering compassionate, inclusive and equitable care to support all of our patients, including our diverse LGBTQ community. Providers who have a particular interest and expertise in various aspects of care for the LGBTQ community have been designated with "Rainbow U" LGBTQ Champion designation. View a list of our LGBTQ champions.
Since AIDS was first described at UCLA hospital, a multispecialty team of experts have been caring for people affected by HIV/AIDS. We offer HIV treatment and prevention, primary care, high resolution anoscopy, medical case management, ADAP enrollment and Ryan White services for the uninsured. For more information, visit our CARE clinic site.
Comprehensive care is provided for the transgender and gender diverse community by bringing together experts from medical, mental health and surgical disciplines For more information, view our gender health initiatives.
The EMPWR (“empower”) Program is an initiative of the UCLA Division of Population Behavioral Health designed to promote well-being and resilience in LGBTQ children, teenagers, and adults. EMPWR provides a safe, affirming environment for LGBTQ clients with mental health concerns related to stressful and/ or traumatic experiences. For more information, visit EMPWR site.
The UCLA Vine St Clinic conducts research that focuses on the health of men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM), transgender and gender non-binary persons, including cohort studies and trials of behavioral and pharmacological treatments that target addiction, HIV and other infectious diseases. For more information, visit Vine Street site.
The celebration of Pride Month has focused a spotlight not only on the important voices and critical progress made by the LGBTQ community but also on issues that still must be addressed to create a more inclusive, equitable and supportive society. Equity and inclusiveness in health care settings remain a significant challenge for LGBTQ patients, many of whom report negative experiences with caregivers that create barriers to their ability to receive adequate care. Read complete article in our blog >