Tag Archives: LGBTQ

2021 LGBTQ+ Glossary of Terms

In the spirit of Diversity & Inclusion, we offer our LGBTQ Glossary of Terms. Terms to use and terms to avoid when working with this patient population. Our world is rapidly changing in so many ways and it’s important we are sensitive to our colleagues, patients, family, friends and acquaintances. …

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Culturally Competent Care For LGBTQ Patients

Healthcare organizations strive to provide culturally competent care for individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ). Recent changes in society, including the legalization of gay marriage have raised public awareness of LGBTQ issues. Yet many healthcare professionals lack knowledge in some areas when caring for LGBTQ …

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New Study to Define Health Issues in LGBTQ Community

The PRIDE study is the first of its kind. It aims to follow the same large group of LGBTQ people over the span of the next few decades. Enrollement is open to anyone who resides within the United States, identifies as a gender or sexual minority, and is over 18, its enrollment …

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10 Tips On Providing Culturally Competent Care To LGBTQ Patients

How knowledgeable are you about the LGBTQ community and their healthcare issues? Do you know enough about the terms used in this community, such as the word queer? It doesn’t mean what it used to mean. As the LGBTQ community becomes more comfortable coming out and expressing themselves, hopefully they …

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