Jacquetta Brooks, MSW, LGSW

January 19, 2016

Feature: A Guide to Lesbian and Queer Health

Is being a queer woman good for your health? When […]
September 7, 2015

25 Years of Mautner Project

In July of 1989, Mary-Helen Mautner had a promising idea. […]
May 20, 2013
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Smoke Signals

Good health is your best asset

By Jacquetta Brooks, MSW Since the 1980s, the tobacco industry has targeted gays and lesbians in their marketing. "Big Tobacco" exploits our sexuality by eroticizing tobacco use in ads and attempts to gain our trust by posing as "friends" of the community.
September 8, 2012
woman at doctor's appointment

Are You Sexually Active?

Coming Out: It Can Be Good for Your Health

By Jacquetta Brooks, MSW, LGSW  We’ve all been there; that awkward moment at the doctor’s office when the white lab coat asks, “Are you sexually active?” For some of us it’s a resounding “Yes.” For others, it’s a string of umms and uhs.