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Lesbian Health & Research Center. For the Healthcare Community.  Why have a whole web site (and organization!) devoted to lesbian health and research? After all, don’t lesbians and bisexual women and trans individuals face the same health issues as heterosexual women? The answer to this well-meaning query is an emphatic “No.”

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. Removing the Barriers: Training programs designed to educate and bring awareness to health care providers about lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) health care needs.

Mautner Project. LGBT Caregiver Fact Sheet for Providers.

Mautner Project. LBT Health Information.

Mautner Project. Resources on LGBT health.

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

Mautner Project. Transgender Health Factsheet.

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

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