Advancing Health Equity

There are significant health disparities facing members of Minnesota’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. Our goal is health equity for the LGBTQ community.

Find out how we’re doing it.

  • 50%

    50% of transgender people reported having to teach their medical providers about transgender care.
    (Grant et. al., 2011)

  • 40%

    40% of LGBT adults living in Hennepin County report binge drinking behavior.
    (SHAPE, 2011)

  • 31%

    31% of LGBTQ Minnesotans smoke, compared to 16% of the general population.
    (RHI, 2013)

Our impact goals:

• Promoting essential resources to improve community health
• Expanding access to and availability of culturally competent care
• Improving the health of LGBTQ communities
• Ensuring that LGBTQ health is part of the public dialogue 

Love Notes are BACK!

Be on the lookout for ads throughout the Twin Cities! 

If you see a Love Notes ad, take a picture & share it w/ us on our Facebook or Twitter page for a chance to win a gift card!!


RHI's second D!D! Gala is 4/12/15!

Event includes local celebrity dance competition, live musice by the Freedom Jazz! Big Band, dance instruction, open dancing, live auction, food, beverages and MORE!