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GLBTQ Health

Information on health care issues that are specific to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. Additional health resources...


Selected Books

Brownworth, Victoria A.
Coming Out of Cancer: Writings from the Lesbian Cancer Epidemic
RC281.W65 C645 2000
Hardy, Robin and David Groff
The Crisis of Desire: AIDS and the Fate of Gay Brotherhood
RA644.A25 H373 1999
Perlman, Gerald
A Gay Man's Guide to Prostate Cancer
RC280.P7 G39 2005
Ponticelli, Christy M.
Gateways to Improving Lesbian Health and Health Care
RA564.87 G38 1998
Spinelli, Frank
The Advocate Guide to Gay Men's Health and Wellness
RA777.8.S6589 2008x
White, Jocelyn and Marissa C. Martinez (eds.)
The Lesbian Health Book: Caring for Ourselves
RA778.2.W47 1997

Web Sites

  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
    "The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is the world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health care professionals." Patients can find health care providers and information on health resources that specifically target the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
  • Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Health information from Medline Plus
    Information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health for LGBT individuals on health-related research, journal articles, organizations, and health concerns.
  • CDC: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
    Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on LGBT health issues for patients and health care providers.
  • Lesbian Health Research Center
    "LHRC is dedicated to improving the health of lesbians, bisexual women, transgender people, and our families." This web site provides health information on a variety of topics, from breast health to depression to coming out tips, and also offers advice on what to ask your doctor.

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