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Health of LGBTQIA+ Individuals: LGBTQIA+ Clinical Education

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Clinical Publications & Guidelines

These books may be of interest to people providing clinical care to LGBTQIA+ patients. More books are listed in the LGBTQIA+ Research section of this guide.

These guidelines are produced by organizations committed to ensuring optimal healthcare for LGBTQIA+ patients.



Guidelines for the Care of LGBT Patients (2006) GLMA (Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality)
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Community (2011) Joint Commission
Clinical Guidelines for Management of Disorders of Sex Development in Childhood (2006) Consortium on the Management of Disorders of Sex Differentiation (Intersex Society of North America)
Standards of Care for Transgender Patients (2011) World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline (2017) Endocrine Society (Co-sponsoring organizations include the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Society of Andrology, European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology, European Society of Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrine Society, and World Professional Association for Transgender Health)
The Medical Care of Transgender Persons (2015) National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center (Fenway Institute)
Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (2015) American Psychological Association

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