LGBT Resources

GLSEN – Supporting Safe Schools for LGBTQ+ Youth (

NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative (

GLMA – Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (

PFLAG – Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians and Gays (

American Medical Student Association’s LGBT Health Action Committee (

WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) (

GLAAD - Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (

Lambda Legal (

NGLTF – National LGBTQ Task Force (

Ten Things: Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments for LGBT People. Fenway Institute; 2015.

Healthy People 2020: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index (National health care facility LGBT care-quality benchmarking tool)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Health, 2017

Caring for LGBTQ Youth in Inclusive and Affirmative Environments, Pediatr Clin North Am. 2016 Dec; 63(6): 955–969.

Outness, Stigma, and Primary Health Care Utilization among Rural LGBT Populations. PLOS ONE; 2016.

Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding (NIH)

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.

Levine DA. Office-based care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Pediatrics. 2013;132(1):e297–e313.

Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records – (Institute of Medicine, 2012) (

Improving Data Collection for the LGBT Community (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

College for LGBTQ students (