Emmett Patterson is a longtime queer & trans health activist based in Washington, D.C. He attributes his commitment to sexual liberation to a lineage of HIV and AIDS, racial justice, and disability justice activists. A community mapper and process dreamer, Emmett provides coaching and training on health, wellness, and sexual liberation at emmettpatterson.com.
Latest by Emmett Patterson
What is disability pride? Radical acceptance of both self and community.
European organizations weigh in on what’s worked for home testing programs over the past year.
The Washington, D.C. initiative One Tent Health is making inroads in HIV testing and prevention in highly neglected areas of the country’s capital.
A new U.K.-based initiative is creating a groundswell of action around the sexual health of queer men of color.
A COVID-19 relief fund and a digital space for support help break down isolation.
Grieving With No End in Sight: An Interview With Noah Cochran, Co-Founder of the COVID Grief Network
The network pairs people in their 20s and 30s who are grieving with volunteers who provide individual and group support.
Four nonprofit leaders share the music that keeps them inspired.
Disabled activists explain how BDSM has helped them heal and grow.
Amy Coney Barrett Is a Threat to the Affordable Care Act—and the Transgender and Disabled People Who Depend on It
A six-to-three conservative majority on the Supreme Court—now including Justice Barrett—could repeal the law in its entirety.
Few people know that hepatitis A could be spread through a host of sexual acts -- and that it is on the rise among queer and trans people.