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Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!
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Celebrating LGBT Health Awareness Week 2015!

Our communities are making great strides towards equality and access to healthcare, but there are still health disparities.

LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights
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LGBT Healthcare Bill of Rights

Did you know that in order to be accredited by the Joint Commission hospitals must now have an LGBT nondiscrimination policy?

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BREAKING NEWS: HHS & AAMC Release Reports on Improvements in LGBT Health Care

It was a big week for queer health, and two reports have come out this week that demonstrate the prioritization of “our” issues in the mainstream health care establishment.

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Health disparities in the LGBT community

The LGBT community faces health disparities in both access to health care and quality of health care. We confront stigma from health care providers who may not understand our health concerns, or who may be too distracted by our sexuality or gender expression to be able to focus on our presenting concerns.