It’s time – join Radiant Health Centers this June in celebrating Pride Month 2023. As a long-established Orange County LGBTQ+ medical clinic, we aim to use this important month to draw attention to the physical and mental health difficulties prevalent within the community. Pride Month will once again provide further opportunities to increase awareness of health and social challenges, address inequalities – and raise funds to improve health outcomes.
Celebrate Pride Month 2023 in Orange County
The roots of Pride Month trace back to the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York City – an event that triggered a transformative movement for LGBTQ+ rights. Today, Pride Month serves as a celebration of the progress made by the LGBTQ+ community, as well as a call to action for the work that remains to be done.
At the same time, numerous events will take place locally and across the country. From street parties and festivals to online discussions and educational lectures, Pride Month is a unique opportunity to support LGBTQ+ health equity in Orange County. At Radiant Health Centers we have many great Pride Month 2023 events, including happy hour networking, LGBTQA+ Makers Market – and of course the OC Pride Parade! See our complete Pride Month 2023 events here.
Some of the Main Goals of Pride Month
While Pride Month encourages a diversity of aims, goals and opinions, there are some consistent themes across most events.
- Provide community support – Pride Month promotes resources and services that support the physical, mental and social health of LGBTQ+ individuals.
- Advocate for LGBTQ+ health – Pride Month highlights the specific health needs and disparities faced by LGBTQ+ individuals, encouraging better healthcare access and continued research.
- Celebrate diversity – Pride Month is a vibrant celebration of the diversity within the LGBTQ+ community and society in general.
Raise Awareness of Health Programs During Pride Month
Healthcare equity is a struggle for the LGBTQ+ community, and the mental and physical toll means people don’t receive the quality care they deserve. With this in mind, Radiant Health Centers is intensifying its efforts to provide inclusive and comprehensive healthcare services for the LGBTQ+ community.
Our clinic in Irvine offers a host of medical and mental health services, and during Pride Month, you can help us raise awareness of our services. Our patients now have access to LGBTQ+ counseling, youth programs, HIV and STD testing, hormone replacement therapy, family planning and primary care services. And with many more initiatives to come, we remain committed to improving health equity for the community.
LGBTQ+ Medical Care and Counseling in Orange County
Radiant Health Centers works with the LGBTQ+ community in Orange County, delivering compassionate medical care, testing services and counseling. If you need access to our care program, youth services or HIV treatment, contact our Irvine clinic today. Call (949) 809-5700 or request an appointment now.
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