LGBT Resources

GLSEN – Supporting Safe Schools for LGBTQ+ Youth (www.glsen.org)

NYS AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative (https://ceitraining.org/)

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

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

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

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

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

Lambda Legal (www.lambdalegal.org)

NGLTF – National LGBTQ Task Force (www.ngltf.org)

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

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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Health, 2017 https://www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth.htm

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

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

Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding (NIH) http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2011/The-Health-of-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-Transgender-People

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

Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Electronic Health Records – (Institute of Medicine, 2012) (http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2012/Collecting-Sexual-Orientation-and-Gender-Identity-Data-in-Electronic-Health-Records.aspx)

Improving Data Collection for the LGBT Community (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=3&lvlid=57

College for LGBTQ students (http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/lgbtq-college-resources/)