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Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center

This LGBT Health Awareness Week, we're spotlighting programs and services at Fenway that are working to end LGBT health disparities.

Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2016

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March 28 marks the beginning of LGBT Health Awareness Week, a yearly reflection on national LGBT health advancements and the continuing need for culturally competent care models. Launched by the National Coalition of LGBT Health, LGBT Health Awareness Week is a time to celebrate the enormous progress made in improving healthcare for all. It’s also a time to examine what still needs to be done to create a world where all LGBT people have access to affirming and comprehensive care. Here at Fenway Health, we’ve spent four decades providing LGBT people with the highest quality care available. To celebrate LGBT 
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Local artist Bren Bataclan has created welcoming works of art at the Borum in the form of colorful murals.

Local Artist Transforms Borum With Bright, Welcoming Murals

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Fenway Health’s Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center has long been a second home for many area youth, offering safe, non-judgmental care for young people who may not feel comfortable going anywhere else. Now, thanks to a talented local artist, Borum patients will enter a care center that is more colorful, bright, and welcoming than ever before. Two new murals now adorn the waiting rooms of the Borum, both sending one powerful message: You belong here. Bren Bataclan, a South End-based artist, has been creating art professionally since 2003. Born in the Philippines and raised in San Francisco, Bataclan’s work combines 
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Renovated space will provide new home to the same service the community depends on.

The Borum Has Moved

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Fenway’s Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center opened for business in their new and expanded space on the second floor of 75 Kneeland Street near Chinatown this morning. Looking for us? Look for the unique entrance to 75 Kneeland Street! The new space is not far from the Borum’s previous home and is just steps from the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line station. None of the Borum’s services have changed, just the location. If you have any questions or have trouble finding the health center’s new home, call 617.457.8140. Our new location is not far from our previous home and easily 
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Learn more at move.sidneyborum.org

The Borum is on the Move: Construction Update

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The Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center is moving to a new home at 75 Kneeland Street in Boston on July 1. This past week, staff from the Borum and Fenway Health toured the Borum’s new space, which is currently under construction. We hope you enjoy the photos and look forward to sharing more as the construction moves closer to completion. [nggallery id=1] The new space is not far from the Borum’s current home and is just steps from the Tufts Medical Center Orange Line station. Construction is on schedule, and we expect the Borum to open for business in its 
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In honor of World AIDS Day 2012, take a look at how HIV/AIDS affects young people.

World AIDS Day 2012: HIV/AIDS and Youth

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In advance of World AIDS Day, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new Vital Signs report on HIV among young Americans. This analysis of the latest data on HIV infections, testing, and risk behaviors among young people serves as a stark reminder that over three decades since it’s onset, HIV/AIDS continues to impact our communities. Young people ages 13–24 account for more than a quarter of all new HIV infections each year. Among those most affected are young gay and bisexual men, who in 2010 represented more than 72% of new infections in this age 
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