LGBT

How to meet unique health needs of LGBT individualsFinding ways to communicate directly with and provide tailored services to LGBT individuals has been a challenge for managed care organizations, but experts say breaking barriers is imperative.
Everything doctors need to know about patient sexual orientation, gender identityMany health experts believe that by knowing whether a patient is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight, physicians can be more alert to a person’s medical needs and more thoughtful in interactions.
Experts weigh in on conversion therapyIn the first ever consensus statement on conversion therapy for LGBTQ children, an expert panel cautions against the practice, calling it both ineffective and harmful.
AAP issues new statement on sexual minority youthThe American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Adolescence has issued a new policy statement regarding office-based care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.