At this forum, the Boston Foundation released Equality and Equity: Advancing the LGBT Community in Massachusetts, a report authored by Boston Indicators and the Fenway Institute that features new research about our state's LGBT community. Following a presentation of the report's findings, there was a series of discussions on the inequities facing today's diverse LGBT community and ways to address them and other challenges going forward.
Paul S. Grogan, President & CEO, The Boston Foundation
Sean Cahill, Director of Health Policy Research, The Fenway Institute
Anise Vance, Senior Manager of Research in Race & Equity, Boston Indicators Project, The Boston Foundation
Sean Cahill, Director of Health Policy Research, The Fenway Institute, Moderator
Mason Dunn, Executive Director, Massachusetts Trans Political Coalition
Paul Glass, Co-Chair, LGBT Elders of Color
Grace Sterling Stowell, Executive Director, BAGLY
Stephen Chan, Vice President of Strategy & Operations, The Boston Foundation, Moderator
Kevin Cranston, Assistant Commissioner, Director, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, MA Department of Public Health
Marty Martinez, Chief of Health & Human Services, City of Boston
Scott E. Squillace, Esq., Co-Chair, Equality Fund at the Boston Foundation; Principal & Founder, Squillace & Associates, P.C.
Janson Wu, Executive Director, GLAD
Karen Young, Vice President & Chief Inclusion Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care