General Information About LGBT People and Issues

  • Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)

National LGBT Health Initiatives and Organizations

  • National Healthcare Equality Index (HRC’s annual hospital survey)

Select LGBT 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

Information and Materials for Creating a Welcoming Environment

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

Population- and Issue-Specific LGBT Health Information

  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
  • University of California, San Francisco’s Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (primary care protocols)

Information for/about LGBT Youth, Families, Elders, Employees and Servicemembers

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

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