LGBTQ Healthcare


Birth For Every Body. (n.d.). Birth for Everybody. Retrieved

Grant, J. M., Mottet L. A., Tanis J., Harrison, Herman, J. L., & Keisling, M. (2011). Injustice at Every Turn: A report of the national transgender discrimination survey. Washington: National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Retrieved from:   

Institute of Medicine. (2011). The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences.

Mautner Project. LGBT Caregiver Fact Sheet for Providers.

Mautner Project. Sexually Transmitted Infections in Women who have Sex with Women: A Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers.

Marrazzo, J. (2004). Barriers to infectious disease care among lesbians. Emerging Infectious Diseases 10(11):1974-1978.

Learn About Gender

Gender Spectrum explores many topics relating to gender issues designed to help families, professionals, organizations, and schools to navigate gender inclusiveness and diversity. Their article on Understanding Gender is a good place to begin!

Intersex Justice Project seeks to educate people on intersex human rights violations by empowering intersex people of color as leaders in this movement. The mission of IJP is to end the medically invasive and unnecessary surgeries in the United States that target intersex children and adolescents.

Intersex Society of North America is devoted to making systemic change to end shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries for people born with an anatomy that someone decided is not standard for male or female.

4Intersex is an easy to follow resource for all allies, especially medical allies. PDF, Powerpoint, and video education on intersex rights as well as various tools for activism available.

Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in a Healthcare Setting: Providing Quality Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Patients is part one of a two part independent e-learning study series from Cardea Services for anyone involved in patient care, in a variety of primary care settings.

Workshops/ Continuing Education

MAIA Midwifery and Fertility Services provides excellent web-based opportunities for professional training: 1) Caring for Transgender and Genderqueer Clients with Cultural Humility 2)  Providing Culturally Sensitive Care for LGBTQ Families. Includes materials specific to midwives, doulas, and childbirth educators.

Cardea Services. (2017). Providing culturally proficient services to transgender and gender nonconforming people. Retrieved from:


NYC Health and Hospitals. (2011). To Treat Me, You Have to Know Who I Am.


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