Sexual Orientation and Health

  Sexual Orientation and Health
- Internet Guides
- Internet Sites
- Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
- Consumer Health Information
- Electronic Newsletters and Journals

Internet Guides
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Links Page
A guide to LGBT health-related resources on the Web.
Health Care Information Resources: Gay & Lesbian Health Problems Links
A list of LGBT health sites with links to related guides.
Internet Sites
Celebrating the Pride and Diversity among and within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations
A site for professionals and consumers with health, substance abuse, mental health, and violence prevention information from the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Health Webpages
A very useful and comprehensive information resource from the Seattle and King County Public Health website developed under a grant from the National Library of Medicine
Healthy People 2010 Companion Document for LGBT Health
A document produced by GLMA which highlights Healthy People 2010 objectives most relevant to the LGBT community.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
Includes a fact sheet on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Issues and a bibliography on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Sexuality and Related Issues.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Access Project
A project of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health which includes a document titled "Community Standards of Practice for Provision of Quality Health Care Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients".
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists
An APA-affiliated association of LGBT psychiatric professionals.
Center for Lesbian Health Research, University of California, San Francisco
A national research center concerned with health and wellness issues of lesbians, bisexual women, trans-gendered individuals, their families, and health care providers.
Gay & Lesbian Health Care Practitioners Links
A list of professional organizations for LGBT health practitioners.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
An association of medical professionals with a mission to increase the visibility of the specific health concerns of LGBT patients.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Medicine (LGBTPM)
An advocacy group within the American Medical Student Organization.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Health Science Librarians
A Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Medical Library Association. Includes a list of Web resources.
National Association of Gay and Lesbian Addiction Professionals (NALGAP)
"A membership organization founded in 1979 dedicated to the prevention and treatment of alcoholism, substance abuse, and other addictions in lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender communities."
National Coalition for LGBT Health
The National Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health is comprised of representatives from some 50 national, state and local organizations with the purpose of identifying new ways to collaborate on an LGBT health advocacy effort, unified enough to be effective, and diverse enough to represent the community.
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers
The LGBT Caucus is affiliated with the American Public Health Association (APHA). It provides a forum that supports the educational interchange among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered public health members.
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Consumer Health Information
AGLP Referral Service
An online directory of 'gay and lesbian affirmative' psychotherapists.
Answers to Your Questions about Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality
Basic authoritative information from the American Psychological Association. Health and Fitness
Health and fitness information and message boards.
A comprehensive site with news and consumer health information.
GLMA Online Health Care Referrals
Find an LGBT-friendly health care professional.
MEDLINEplus: Gay/Lesbian Health
A consumer health information guide organized by the National Library of Medicine.
A website with information about sexual health written by health and mental health professionals. Includes a section on sexual orientation as well as general information about sexual health issues.
Ten Things Gay Men Should Discuss with their Health Care Providers
A list of 10 major health concerns for gay men from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
Ten Things Lesbians Should Discuss with their Health Care Providers
A list of 10 major health concerns for lesbians from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
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Electronic Newsletters and Journals
Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
A peer-reviewed LGBT health research journal. Full text online access is available to those affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh or the UPMC Health System.
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