Premiere of Fenway Health’s Contribution to the “I Am: Trans People Speak” Project

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In honor of Transgender Awareness Week,  the LifeSkills project of The Fenway Institute and the Boundless and Living Well series at Fenway Health hosted the debut screening of Fenway’s  I AM: Trans People Speak video Wednesday, November 14 in the auditorium of Fenway’s 1340 Boylston Street home in Boston. Directed and produced by Jesse Begenyi of Anchors Aweigh Media and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), the Fenway video is the latest contribution to the national “I AM: Trans People Speak” campaign. The “I AM” project raises awareness about the diversity that exists within transgender communities. It gives a voice 
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YLC Hosts LGBT Film Festival Event

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOFTAVaeHWw[/youtube] On Tuesday, May 8, the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health will be hosting a screening of short films for the 28th Annual Boston LGBT Film Festival. The screening features Lions of New York, a documentary that follows the New York City’s most prominent gay hockey team; Pursuit, a film by Patty Newton that deconstructs the traditional romantic comedy with two female leads; and Au Commencement, a subtitled French animated short about two sperm who happened to be gay. Additionally, the award-winning documentary filmmaker Blair Doroshwalther and producer Giovanna Chesler will present a sneak preview rough-cut of their documentary, 
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Recapping The Women’s Dinner Party 2012

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Thanks to everyone who helped make The Women’s Dinner Party a success! Urvashi Vaid accepting the Dr. Susan M. Love Award from Dr. Judith Bradford. All together, we raised over $375,000 in cash, pledges and in-kind support for Fenway Health’s life-saving services and programs for LGBT people. None of this would be possible without our supporters, sponsors, and the countless others who worked tirelessly to make this night happen. Dr. Susan M. Love Award honoree Urvashi Vaid made a powerful call to the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender women in the audience to ensure that leadership positions in the LGBT movement 
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Fenway’s HIV Vaccine Testimonials Receive Silver Davey Award

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McElroy Films received a Silver Davey Award in the Charitable/Non-Profit category for their stellar work on Fenway’s HIV vaccine testimonial series. We’re happy to share that our friends at McElroy Films have received a Silver Davey award for their work on a series of video testimonials promoting HIV vaccine research at The Fenway Institute. The Davey Awards honor small creative firms doing big work. Congratulations to McElroy Films. And thank you to all of the study participants and staff who made these videos (and the life-saving work they’re promoting) possible! You can view McElroy Film’s other winning videos on their 
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