Using Inclusive Language in Health Care Materials
This document from the American Cancer Society provides language guidelines about subjects related to health equity including social determinants of health, shifting to person-centered language, race, ethnicity, and national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability status. It includes introductions to each topic as well as terminology to avoid and suggested replacements, real-life examples, and references for further reading.
This glossary of terms compiled by the American Psychological Association cover topics of equity and power, person-first and identity-first language, identity-related terms, culturally appropriative and pejorative language, violent language, and language that doesn't say what we mean.
This guide from Oregon Health & Science University Center for Diversity and Inclusion provides instruction on understanding and using inclusive language in writing, teaching, and conversation.
This guide from the UNC Health Sciences Library includes "support resources for patients, information about LGBTQIA+ health disparities, tools for doing research on LGBTQIA+ health, and educational resources for health professionals."
This guide from the UNC Health Sciences Library "contains health resources for Hispanic and Latino/Latina/Latinx individuals and their healthcare providers. Topics include:
Cultural Humility and Cultural Competence
Latino/Latina/Latinx Health Research
Latino/Latina/Latinx Health Search Terminology
Professional Associations serving Latino/Latina/Latinx Communities"