Author Archives: Thomas Lawrence Long

About Thomas Lawrence Long

Associate professor-in-residence, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut; editor and writing coach

True Colors: Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services of Connecticut

LGBTQ+ Courage Resource! True Colors – Programming in support of GLBTQI youth, their families, and professionals who support them. Offers adult training, youth programs, Gay-Straight Alliance programs. Safe Harbor project ensuring culturally competent, unbiased and affirming service by all DCF … Continue reading

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Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective

LGBTQ+ Courage Resources Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective ¬†currently provides medical services, dental services, support groups, and health education tailored to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, but serves clients of all genders and gender identities, sexual … Continue reading

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Zika & LGBT Health

The 2016 Summer Olympics brought many phenomena to world attention, including openly gay, lesbian, and transgender athletes, as well as egregious examples of white male privilege. However, one global concern that emerged in Brazil and elsewhere promises to alarm us … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Health for LGBTQ Families

With only a few weeks left in August, students will be returning to school soon. LGBTQ families (which I define as families that include LGBTQ parents or children or both) have the same concerns about school health as heteronormative families, … Continue reading

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Clinical Advisor: Healthcare issues of the LGBT community

Designed for healthcare professionals, the website ClinicalAdvisor.com offers regular updates. A recent topic includes “Healthcare Issues of the LGBT Community.” The article is open access: http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/practice-management-information-center/healthcare-issues-of-the-lgbt-community-what-the-primary-care-clinician-should-know/article/509329/  

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