When Health Care Isn't Caring: Lambda Legal's Survey of Discrimination Against LGBT People and People with HIV examines refusal of care and barriers to health care among LGBT and HIV communities on a national scale.
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GLMA Webinar: Quality Health Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People: A series of YouTube webinars on understanding the health needs of LGBT patients.
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The Joint Commission
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community: How to advance effective communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care specifically for the LGBT community.
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National LGBT Health Education Center
Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff: Tips and strategies for staff in health care environments to improve communication and create a more affirming environment for transgender patients.
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Family Acceptance Project
A Practitioner’s Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children: A resource guide to help practitioners incorporate best practices in engaging families and caregivers to support their LGBT children.
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A Practitioner's Resource Guide: Helping Families to Support Their LGBT Children
Helps practitioners implement best practices in engaging and helping families and caregivers to support their LGBT children.
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Improving the Healthcare of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People
Understanding and Eliminating Health Disparities: Outlines LGBT health disparities and how providers and improve their care for LGBT patients.
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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults- A Practical Guide for Creating Welcoming Agencies: Helps service providers to understand the unique barriers that LGBT older adults face, as well as the many ways to improve and expand the continuum of care and services available.
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Creating Equal Access to Quality Healthcare for Transgender Patients
Outline of transgender-affirming health care policies that ensure quality care for transgender patients.
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Healthy People 2020: LGBT
Provides information on how to improve the health, safety, and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.
Learn more on the Healthy People website
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: LGBT
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommended actions to improve the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
View the recommended actions on the Health and Human Services website