Learning Resources

LGBTQIA+ Glossary of Terms for Health Care Teams

Becoming familiar with terms used by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and other sexual and gender minorities (LGBTQIA+) can help you provide patients with the highest quality care. In this glossary, you will find terms relevant to the health care and identities of LGBTQIA+ people.

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You’ve Built It…Now What?

In this publication we walk through three steps for effectively and efficiently using sexual orientation and gender identity data to reduce health disparities among LGBTQ patients.

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Physical Therapy and Gender Affirmation

Holly Herman, DPT, discusses the components of physical therapy involved in intra-, pre-, and post-operative care for gender affirmation as well as evaluation and treatment for these types of therapy.

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Eating Disorders and Body Dissatisfaction

In this presentation, Dr. Stacy Hunt, and Kayti Protos, LICSW, discuss the interaction between gender dysphoria, gender minority stressors, and eating disorders. They will explain the core components of the Gender Minority Stress Model and its impact on body dissatisfaction and how to apply a gender-affirmative approach to traditional practices for working with body image, disordered eating, and eating disorders with transgender and gender expansive clients.

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Gender Diverse Youth: Blockers and Hormones

In this presentation, Dr. Jeremi Carswell discusses gender diverse treatment in youth and the rational for certain therapies and discusses the different therapies, focusing on blockers.

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Primary and Preventative Health Care for Transgender and Non-Binary People

In this presentation, Dr. Maddie Deutsch presents on providing primary and preventative health care for transgender and non-binary people. She will discuss cardiovascular risk and approaches to primary prevention in transgender people using hormones, cancer screening needs and considerations in transgender populations and bone health considerations in transgender populations.

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HIV Prevention/PrEP at Health Centers: An Overview and Current Best Practices

Dr. Kevin Ard and Dr. Jennifer Reske-Nielsen discuss HIV and PrEP in primary care and sexual health clinic settings, and the current state of HIV research and treatment in the United States.

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Diabetes Prevention and Management for LGBTQ People

In this publication, we discuss diabetes risk factors unique to LGBTQ people, and make recommendations for screening and management of diabetes in LGBTQ populations.

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Promoting the Behavioral Health of LGBTQ Older Adults

In collaboration with the National Center for Equitable Care for Elders, The Fenway Institute has created clinical best practices for supporting the behavioral health of LGBTQ older adults. This brief discusses current research on aging LGBTQ people, their needs, and the role of health centers in providing medical and behavioral support to this population.

What’s new in PrEP and STIs? Cases From a Sexual Health Clinic

Dr. Kevin Ard will use clinical cases to explore recent advances in HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and sexually-transmitted infection prevention and treatment for LGBTQ people, discussing implications for primary and specialty care.

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