LGBTQI+ Health - Resource Guide

Transgender | Students & Physicians | General Information | Youth| Elders | Safe Zone | Hotlines Numbers



MINORITY RESOURCES



TRANSGENDER HEALTH

International Foundation for Gender Education

World Professional Association for Transgender Health
Promotes evidence-based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health

Center for Excellence for Transgender Health
Health care services for transgender variant communities

Renaissance Transgender Association  
Source of health resources and providers

Trans Family
Support group for transgender and transsexual people, their partners, parents, children and others

AAFP Transgender Health Resources    
Sources of clinical guidelines and health resources

 

STUDENTS & PHYSICIANS

Gay Lesbian Medical Association
Health professional association that strives to eliminate disparities for LGBTQI+ individuals. To improve the climate of LGBTQI+ professionals by creating a welcoming health care environment.

Point Foundation -  (866) 337 - 6468
This foundation empowers LGBTQI+ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential. They give support through scholarships and guidance. 

ACLU - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Project  
Promotes fair treatment and equal rights regarding health care issues.

College Guide for LGBTQI+ Students
Maryville College Online provides many resources for LGBTQI+ students preparing to choose a college or university that is accepting of their identity and supportive of their unique needs. 

LGBTQI+ Scholarships 
List of college scholarships with application links available to LGBTQI+ students.


GENERAL INFORMATION

National Association of Gay and Lesbian Community Centers
Health and counseling support

PFLAG
Resource for parents on how to support your son or daughter in the coming out process

HRC (Human Rights Campaign)
Works for equality of the LGBTQI+ community at home, in work and their communities
 

Gay Men's Health Crisis
This organization is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention and advocacy.

Start Your Recovery
Alcohol and drug recover support for the LGBTQI+ community


YOUTH

National Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth Hotline
(800) 347 - TEEN

ELDERS
www.sage.usa.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE

Clinics Specializing in Treatment of the LGBTQI Patient

- Collen Lorde Community Health Center  -  New York
- Chase Brexton  -  Baltimore
- Fenway Institute  -  Boston
- Howard Brown Health Center  -  Chicago
- Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center  -  Los Angeles
- Lyon-Martin Women's Health Services  -   San Francisco
- Mazzoni Center  -  Philadelphia
- Whitman Walker Clinic  -  Washington, D.C.



SAFE ZONE

Definition:

A program designed to establish places or persons where the LGBTQI community can feel safe and welcomed. Training programs are available nationally to educate participants about this population. After completion of a program, a "Safe Zone Placard" will be send to identify you as a source of support and safety.


HOTLINE NUMBERS

National HIV and AIDS Hotline
1-800-CDC-INFO/1-800-232-4636

AIDS and HIV Resources for Women
www.thebody.com
(Tools for physicians and patients)
(Free app for iPhone )


HIV/AIDS  
Health information and treatment options - www.projectinform.org