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.
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!
Workshops/ Continuing Education
MAIA Midwifery and Fertility Services provides great 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.