Community Guidelines

Guidelines for Commenting

Participation is encouraged, and comments and questions are welcome. For the safety of our members, board, interns and staff and the integrity of the institution, there are a few rules to be aware of when posting a comment.

Although the blog is intended to give a broad view of resources and advocacy that foster community development and social and economic justice efforts and strengthen the collective power of gender and sexual minorities and their allies in the Greater New Orleans area at the institution will not publish comments to posts that include personal information or requests.

Any questions regarding treatment or diagnosis should be posed to .  The goal of  is to provide accurate answers in a secure environment, using credible resources and the expertise of the experts at . To submit your question directly to  visit  and complete the secure form.

Comments: Monitoring, Editing and Rejection

To protect member privacy and ensure comments are appropriate for all audiences, comments made to the blog will not appear within the blog until they have been reviewed by an internal moderator and approved to post. The blog is not monitored on a 24-hour basis, comments posted after 6 p.m. CST may take up to 12 hours to appear.

The following comments are subject to editing or rejection:

•    Comments that include first and last names, locations or other personal or patient information

•    Comments including blatant profanity, racist, sexist, homophobic, transphopic, or derogatory content

•    Comments that are off topic  or SPAM

Comments will not be edited for typos, spelling errors or grammar. Requests to delete comments prior to posting remove comments can be sent to