Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender
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American Academy of Pediatrics Sexual Orientation and Adolescents Clinical Report(pediatrics.aappublications.org)
Report addresses the growing understanding of adolescents with differing sexual orientations.
ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Project(www.aclu.org)
Fights discrimination and moves public opinion on LGBT rights through the courts, legislatures and public education.
American Medical Association GLBT Advisory Committee(www.ama-assn.org)
Find committee member information, AMA policies, current news and upcoming meetings.
Bisexual Resource Center(www.biresource.net)
An international organization providing education about and support for bisexual and progressive issues.
Committee on Gender and Sexuality of the American Psychoanalytic Association(www.apsa.org)
Provides a list of resources available on the issue of homosexuality and psychodynamic analyses of homosexual individuals.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)(www.hhs.gov)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) provides online resources specific to gays and lesbians.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)(community.pflag.org)
Promoting the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, as well as their families and friends.
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)(www.glma.org)
Committed to making the health care environment a place of empathy, justice and equity.
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)(www.gmhc.org)
GMHC's mission is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority.
Lesbian Health & Research Center(www.lesbianhealthinfo.org)
Dedicated to improving the health of lesbians, bisexual women, transgender people and families.
Sexual Orientation: Science, Education, and Policy(psychology.ucdavis.edu)
Web site features work by Dr. Gregory Herek, an internationally recognized authority on sexual prejudice, hate crimes and AIDS stigma.
The Physician Reentry into the Workforce Project(www.physicianreentry.org)
Web site provides information regarding physician reentry into practice -- an issue that cuts across genders and specialties.
Transgender Health Resources
A resource guide for providers of care to transgender patients.