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LGBT health care

White House creates a watershed moment for LGBT Health

What is different about LGBT Health? "Almost everything," says Scout, Ph.D., who recently attended the first White House Conference on LGBT Health.

Federal officials "shocked" at transgender violence and discrimination in Puerto Rico

A leader and longtime activist of the Transexuales y Transgéneros en Marcha (TTM) recently met with a dozen or more officials within the Dept of Health and Human Services, as well as the Dept of Justice, to bring attention to the violence and discrimination the community is experiencing in Puerto Rico.

Joint Commission focuses on improving care for LGBT patients

A new field guide from The Joint Commission urges U.S. hospitals to create a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment that contributes to improved health care quality for LGBT patients and their families.

LGBT "health equality" is focus of GLMA's 29th annual conference in Atlanta

The GLMA conference is the largest such gathering of medical professionals in the world, according to organizers. This year marks the first time the event will be held in Atlanta. It features nine keynote sessions, as well as some 45 workshops on a range of issues.