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The Fenway Institute To Train All City Of Cambridge Staff On Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Cultural Competency

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The Fenway Institute’s Division of Education and Training is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Cambridge to train 1,200 City employees on providing inclusive service delivery to all LGBTQ+ residents in the City. Starting in September, expert trainers recruited by the Division of Education and Training will lead 60 three-hour sessions that provide an immersive experience for City employees in the areas of LGBTQ+ terminology, stigma and disparities, and creating welcoming environments for LGBTQ residents and staff. Since May, staff from The Fenway Institute’s Division of Education and Training have been working closely with leadership from the 
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Major Transportation Project Underway In Fenway Area

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When visiting our 1340 Boylston Street offices, please note that a large scale infrastructure project on Commonwealth Ave will be underway for the next several weeks that will impact many forms of transportation in the area. As this could significantly affect travel to and from Fenway Health, so please plan in extra travel time to your appointments. This is a reminder that the 2017 Construction Shutdown for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is beginning at 9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 26, and will continue through 5:00 AM on Monday, August 14. Please note the construction-related impacts below: For Drivers: 
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The Fenway Institute Denounces Justice Department Attack On Sexual Orientation Nondiscrimination In Employment

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The Trump-Pence Administration and Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued their political attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people last night by filing a brief in a case before the U.S. Second District Court of Appeals that opposes a growing body of jurisprudence that interprets some forms of anti-gay discrimination to constitute sex stereotyping. The move is the latest in a series of anti-LGBT statements and policy initiatives by the Trump-Pence Administration and the Department of Justice. “The right to equal treatment in employment is a basic human right,” said Sean Cahill, PhD, Director of Health Policy Research at The 
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The Fenway Institute Denounces President’s Attempts To Prohibit Transgender People From Serving In The Military

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The Fenway Institute today denounced a series of tweets by President Trump seeking to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military. “Thousands of transgender people are either currently serving or have served our country bravely and honorably,” said Sean Cahill, PhD, Director of Health Policy Research at The Fenway Institute at Fenway Health. “It is unfortunate that President Trump is tweeting in a way that will reinforce prejudice and discrimination which affects the health and well-being not just of the patriotic transgender Americans who are serving our country, but all transgender people.” When strung together, the tweets read: 
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Fenway Health Statement On Senate Vote To Proceed On Health Care Bill Vote

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Today, the United States Senate voted to proceed with debate on a bill to either repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or one that would repeal and then replace the ACA. There is no text of the bill available for the public to review and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which provides Congress with nonpartisan analysis of legislation, will not have an opportunity to project the likely impact of the bill before Senators vote. The vote will take place sometime tomorrow, July 26, 2017. A bill put forward by the Senate in June would result in an estimated 22 million 
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