Pride Initiative

The mission of Capital Health’s Pride Initiative is to integrate practices and policies that provide equitable health care to all patients regardless of sexual orientation, gender, race or religion. We strive to provide a safe and inclusive environment for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees, patients and visitors.

Capital Health Pride InitiativeCapital Health upholds a model of equality and respect for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) community. Our goals include:

  • Providing a welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ clients, consumers, patients and staff
  • Offer training opportunities to all Capital Health staff to serve the LGBTQ+ community
  • Participate in Pride Initiative efforts that are community-focused and visible to the public

Click here to download our LGBTQ+ resource brochure for patients and providers.

Click here to download our diversity recruitment flyer.

Click here for additional information about transgender patient/clinical services.

LGBTQ+ Awareness

LGBTQ+ Health Awareness Week | March 20 - 26, 2024

Transgender Day of Visibility | March 31, 2024

LGBTQ+ Pride Month | June

Celebrate Bisexuality Day | September 23, 2024

LGBTQ+ History Month | October

National Coming Out Day | October 11, 2024

Spirit Day | October 17, 2024

Transgender Remembrance Day | November 20, 2024

2024 HEI LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality High PerformerLGBTQ+ Community Health Resources

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ+ Equality

In order to continue to advance LGBTQ+ health equity, please find resources produced and shared by the GLMA (previously known as Gay & Lesbian Medical Association). GLMA provides evidence-based educational resources and training for providers to support responsive care of LGBTQ+ patients. GLMA also offers information and resources to help patients navigate the healthcare system and LGBTQ+ affirming healthcare providers.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has two LGBTQ+-specific flyers available for download.

How Can I Quit Smoking?

How Can I Handle the Stress of Not Smoking?

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has three LGBTQ+-specific brochures available for download.

Tobacco and the LGBTQ+ Community

Cancer Facts for Gay and Bisexual Men

Cancer Facts for Lesbians and Bisexual Women

Spanish Versions

Datos sobre el cancer para hombres homosexuales y bisexuals

Datos sobre el cancer para las lesbianas y mujeres bisexuales

Human Rights Campaign Foundation and AIDS United

HIV/AIDS Resource Guide