Important considerations to keep in mind when caring for patients who question their gender or sexuality.
Category: LGB+ Medicine
PrEP can reduce the risk of HIV transmission by nearly 90 percent, but issues of provider awareness and high costs result in its under-utilization.
LGBT youths are at greater risk of homelessness and worse health outcomes. The way providers approach these young patients is critical to their health.
Homeless LGBT youths can experience poor health outcomes that last a lifetime. How physicians screen and care for these patients can make a difference.
Bisexual youths engage in more risky behavior than their gay, straight, or lesbian peers. How providers care for young bisexual patients can close this gap.
Structural biphobia negatively impacts bisexual health research funding and the health of bisexual patients. What can providers do to mitigate these effects?
From mood disorders to substance abuse, bisexuals have worse health outcomes than heterosexual, gay, or lesbian people. Doctors have a role to play in changing that.
The data on LGBT child incarceration are ethically and medically troubling. Even doctors with no ties to the juvenile justice system can take steps to help.