Gender/sexuality resources

Thanks to https://www.ache.org/about-ache/our-story/diversity-and-inclusion/diversity-resources/lgbt-resources and others for these resources!

Mental Health & Crisis Mitigation Resources

General Information About LGBTQ-identifying People and Issues

National LGBTQ Health Initiatives and Organizations

  • National Healthcare Equality Index (HRC’s annual hospital survey)
    www.hrc.org/hei

Select LGBTQ Health Publications

  • The Joint Commission’s Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community: A Field Guide
    www.jointcommission.org/lgbt/

Information and Materials for Creating a Welcoming Environment

  • American Cancer Society (brochures on LGBT cancer & smoking)
    www.cancer.org, or contact local ACS office
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Health Access Project (posters and protocols)
    www.glbthealth.org

Population- and Issue-Specific LGBTQ Health Information

  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    wpath.org
  • University of California, San Francisco’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (primary care protocols)
    transhealth.ucsf.edu

Information for/about LGBTQ Youth, Families, Elders, Employees and Service-members

  • National LGBT Health and Aging Center’s The Aging & Health Report: Disparities & Resilience Among LGBT Older Adults
    caringandaging.org
  • Outserve—SLDN (Servicemembers Legal Defense Network—representation, advocacy and services for LGBT servicemembers, veterans and their families)
    www.sldn.org

Advocacy Organizations