LGBT Resources

Caring for LGBTQ Youth in Inclusive and Affirmative Environments, Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016 Dec; 63(6): 955–969.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031395516410539?via%3Dihub

Recommendations for promoting the health and well-being of lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender adolescents: a position paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. J Adolesc Health. 2013;52(4):506–510. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23521897

Levine DA. Office-based care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Pediatrics. 2013;132(1):e297–e313. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23796737

Ten Things: Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments for LGBT People. Fenway Institute; 2015.
http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/wp-content/uploads/072315-Welcoming-Environment-Brief-WEB.pdf

Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities. The health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine, 2011.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22013611

Outness, Stigma, and Primary Health Care Utilization among Rural LGBT Populations. PLOS ONE; 2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4701471/

The following resources were recommended by presenters at the April 3, 2016 Health Professions Seminars – Improving Healthcare for LGBT Individuals

·         Affordable Colleges.com (A Guide to Colleges for LGBTQ Students)    
         (http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/lgbtq-college-resources/)

.          GLMA – Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (www.glma.org)

·         American Medical Student Association’s LGBT Health Action Committee
          (www.amsa.org/gender)

·         Gay Health (http://www.shoutouthealth.com/)

·         GLBT Health Access Project (www.glbthealth.org)

·         Intersex Society of North America (www.isna.org)

·         PFLAG – Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (www.pflag.org)

·         HRC - Human Rights Campaign (www.hrc.org)

·         GLAAD - Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (www.glaad.org)

·         Lambda Legal (www.lambdalegal.org)

·         NGLTF - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (www.ngltf.org)

·         Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records – Workshop Summary (Summary by the Institute of Medicine of October 2012 IOM workshop on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in Electronic Health Records) (http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2012/Collecting-Sexual-Orientation-and-Gender-Identity-Data-in-Electronic-Health-Records.aspx)

·         Healthy People 2020: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health  (https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-health?topicid=25)

·         The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding (Report by the Institute of Medicine based on research funded by the National Institutes of Health) (http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2011/The-Health-of-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-Transgender-People)

·         The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (National health care facility LGBT benchmarking tool) (http://www.hrc.org/campaigns/healthcare-equality-index)

·         Improving Data Collection for the LGBT Community (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health) (http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/1/Fact_Sheet_LGBT.pdf)

·         U.S. Department of Health and Human Services LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee 2012 Report (http://www.hhs.gov/programs/topic-sites/lgbt/enhanced-resources/reports/health-objectives-2012/index.html)

·         WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) (http://www.wpath.org/)