This section of LavenderHealth provides information you can use in any education program, at any level, to introduce basic LGBTQ care concepts to students and practitioners.
Our “Education” sections take you to material you can use to design a presentation or program that is right for you. Plan at least a 90 minute time frame but we recommend at least 3 hours.
Start by becoming familiar with the material we have provided. Read the text LGBTQ Cultures: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know About Sexual and Gender Diversity, 2nd Edition. The text includes a bank of questions for discussion or evaluation.
We believe that all health care providers need to know about the particular needs of LGBTQ people in order to overcome the health disparities in this community. Here are two videos that addresss general issues related to LGBTQ content in healthcare education:
The first is a 34 minute panel discussion about the “hidden curriculum.”
Here is a 4 minute video in which Peggy shares more about the need for LGBTQ education