Category Archives: LGBT Health

LGBT Voices: Perspectives on Health Care

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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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How do day-to-day decisions about being “out” affect health?

Our last few blog posts on Lavender Health have touched on the challenges of being “out” – and indeed I had a recent conversation that brought the health implications of this challenge to the forefront. ┬áThe conversation reminded me that … 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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Gettin’ Excited about the LGBT Legal Fair

I was reading through upcoming LGBT events in my community and came across what initially struck me as the most tame of postings I’d ever seen in my party-loving, adopted home of New Orleans. Advertised as an “LGBT Legal Fair”, … Continue reading

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