A guide to help users find health information relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities.
Last Updated: May 8, 2015
- Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality (CREGS)
CREGS is founded on the unique concept of sexual literacy—the positive, integrated, and holistic view of sexuality from a social justice perspective. (Formerly the National Sexuality Resource Center.)
- GLMA: Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers.
- National Coalition for LGBT Health
The Coalition is committed to improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals through federal advocacy that is focused on research, policy, education, and training.
- National LGBT Cancer Network
- National LGBT Tobacco Control Network
GLBT National Hotline
Fenway Inst. GLBT Helpline
Fenway Inst. Peer Listening Line
Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Helpline
Based in Ferndale, MI
Avail. Tues-Sat 4-9pm
TTY Line: 1(248)677-7235
LGBT Health Awareness Week:
Last week of March
GLBT Pride Month:
National Coming Out Day:
Transgender Day of Remembrance:
GLBT History Month:
World AIDS Day:
Welcome to the LGBTQ Health Resources guide. This guide has been designed to assist the community and health professionals with finding health information relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities.
Please feel free to send us comments or suggestions by clicking on the "Comments" link located in the lower left corner of every page section.
- APHA: Gay and Lesbian Health
The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872.
- CDC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
These pages provide information and resources on some of the health issues and inequities affecting LGBT communities. Links to other information sources and resources are also provided. Some of this information is designed for members of the general public.
- MedlinePlus: Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you'll find information about these specific health issues.
- National Gay and Lesbian Taskforce: Health & HIV/AIDS Page
The mission of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force is to build the political power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community from the ground up. The Health & HIV/AIDS page includes a list of LGBTQ health-related reports and press releases.
- Specialized Information Services: Gay and Lesbian Health
The Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) produces information resources on a range of topics covering toxicology, environmental health, HIV/AIDS, drug and consumer product information, and disaster/emergency preparedness and response.
- MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control
A unique assemblage of detail on the specific practices that have been used repeatedly at the local levels to create effective projects and policies in relation to tobacco prevention and control in the LGBTQ population.
Links to other library research guides related to LGBTQ health.
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Studies
This guide has been designed to assist scholars with finding relevant materials for their social science research on topics and issues relating to the LGBTQ communities.
- World AIDS Week
This is a research guide highlighting local, national and international resources and information about HIV and AIDS.
Local support groups and resources in the state of Michigan.
- HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC)
Providing HIV/AIDS related services to the people of Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Washtenaw Counties.
- Jim Toy Community Center
A resource center that exists to provide information, education, social events, and advocacy by and for the Queer and Ally community in the Washtenaw County area.
- Resources from the UM Spectrum Center
List of UM, community, statewide, and national resources
- Affirmations Discussion & Support Groups
Affirmations: Metro Detroit's community center for LGBT people and their allies, located in Ferndale, MI.
Are you lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and looking for a healthcare professional you can trust?
GLMA’s online Provider Directory can help. Search for primary care providers, specialists, therapists, dentists, and other health professionals in your area.
- Provider Directory
Scroll down on the page to click the "Provider Directory" link. Before using this service, be sure to read the Important Information section below the link.
- UMHS Provider Directory
The Pride Network maintains a list of University of Michigan healthcare providers who have self identified as providing sensitive and knowledgeable health care for Transgender, Bisexual, Lesbian and or Gay patients and families.
This page also includes tips on finding an LGBTQ-friendly provider and coming out to your provider, as well as other resources.