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A guide to help users find health information relating to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014 URL: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/lgbtqhealth Print Guide RSS Updates

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Health Organizations

 

Help Lines

GLBT National Hotline
1-888-843-4564

Fenway Inst. GLBT Helpline
1(888)340-4528

Fenway Inst. Peer Listening Line
1(800)399-PEER 

Trevor Project Suicide Prevention Helpline
1(866)4-U-TREVOR

Affirmations Helpline
Based in Ferndale, MI
Avail. Tues-Sat 4-9pm
1(800)398-GAYS
TTY Line: 1(248)677-7235

 

LGBTQ Observances

LGBT Health Awareness Week:
Last week of March

GLBT Pride Month:

June

National Coming Out Day:

October 11

Transgender Day of Remembrance:

November 20

GLBT History Month:

October

World AIDS Day:

December 1

     

    Welcome!

    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.

    General Health Information Resources

    • 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.

    Relevant Guides

    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.

    Support

    Local support groups and resources in the state of Michigan.

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    Find a Healthcare Provider

    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.

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