LGBT

CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors

CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors

Bisexual females, 'not sure' males have higher prevalence of many sexual risk behaviors.

Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care

Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care

Issues raised at AMA discussion include knowledge gaps for transgender women, screening guidelines.

E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

Adults within the LBGTQ community more likely to use e-cigarettes.

Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women

Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women

Intervention group had greater reduction in condomless sex acts vs standard of care group.

Nursing Faculty Ill Prepared to Educate Students on Transgender Patient Care

Nursing Faculty Ill Prepared to Educate Students on Transgender Patient Care

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Nurse educators may not be fully prepared to teach students about transgender patient care.

Transgender, gender nonconforming youths underutilize health care

Nearly twice the number of youths who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming stated their health to be fair, poor, or good as opposed to very good or excellent when compared with youths who identified as cisgender.

Where's the databank of biased providers?

Where's the databank of biased providers?

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A national databank is necessary and would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.

Prioritizing health care for older LGBT individuals

Prioritizing health care for older LGBT individuals

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have specific health needs that become increasingly important as they age and should become an important part of primary care.

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBT health care

Sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBT health care

LGBT practice management includes routine cancer screening in accordance with current guidelines.

<i>Lancet</i> series highlights need for understanding and improving health care in transgender community

Lancet series highlights need for understanding and improving health care in transgender community

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The Lancet aims to provide a framework to improve the health and lives of members of the transgender community across the globe.

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

Healthcare issues of the LGBT community: What the primary care clinician should know

A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.

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