The LGBTQ+ Health Summit (April 7-8, 2022) featured health advocates, activists, and clinicians discussing the health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual people.
This guide focuses on the health needs of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, or asexual, and, more broadly, all people who identify as sexual or gender minorities. It contains
We use the abbreviation "LGBTQIA+" to reference a diverse range of communities; however, this term is not used consistently throughout the healthcare field. Many resource providers use the terms "LGBTQ" or "LGBT" when naming their materials, due to differences in intended audience and organizational practices. Whatever term the resource provider used is the term that we use when describing that resource.
Intersex inclusive pride flag. Designed by Valentino Vecchietti of Intersex Equality Rights UK in 2021 as part of the organization's intersex inclusion and visibility campaign. Image made freely available by Intersex Equality Rights UK.
Much of the literature in health sciences databases is by White authors writing from a heterosexist and cisgender perspective. With this in mind, the Health Sciences Library staff has been intentional about seeking out resources created by and for sexual and gender minorities of color. This guide includes links to those resources.