LGBTQ

Ways to support LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ2S (Two-spirit*) -identified BIPOC youth

By Marrecca Fiore • June 29, 2020

Learn how UCLA Health is breaking down barriers with its LGBTQ initiative

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

“This is not about us trying to get people to come into the hospital because we want their money. It’s about showing that we actually care,” says Yadira Zuniga, a PRIDE volunteer who works in the patient communication center for

By uclahealth • July 9, 2019

“We are celebrating the choice of anybody can love whoever they want to love,” says Sharon Reyes, a volunteer from UCLA Health who works in the department of dermatology at By uclahealth • July 8, 2019

“It’s a great thing for people to come out and just be able to be themselves,” says Michael Hernandez, a volunteer from UCLA Health who works for the OB/GYN and By uclahealth • July 6, 2019

“You can feel the energy; there are so many people to spread the love to and support,” says Ashley Hagelstein, a UCLA Health employee who volunteered at the UCLA Health booth during the PRIDE Parade. “We’re giving out free gifts for people who spin the wheel. They can get fans, [...]

By uclahealth • July 5, 2019

“I’m honored to work at an organization that supports diversity and inclusion,” says David Fraqueli, director of IT administration for UCLA Health. David marched with fellow UCLA employees and students during the annual PRIDE parade. “It’s terrific and they mean what they say. I always feel supported at work. I love that UCLA’s presence is [...]

By uclahealth • July 3, 2019
For LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer) youths, supportive environments are the best buffers against stressors. The support of family members is especially protective — being valued by family members helps kids learn to value and care for themselves. But rejection by family members is a known contributor to [...]
By uclahealth • March 11, 2019
“I always say Pride is my favorite holiday,” says Cathlin Rood, a clinical researcher in hematology and oncology at UCLA Health. “Pride celebrates everything that is good about humanity. When I got the email that UCLA was going to march in the parade, I immediately responded. Knowing that my workplace [...]
By uclahealth • June 14, 2018
“We are here celebrating pride and diversity because UCLA Health is inclusive and is totally fabulous,” says Dr. Mark Litwin, professor and chair of UCLA Urology. Laura Baybridge, executive chief administrative officer for the UCLA Department of Urology [...]
By uclahealth • June 14, 2018