Gender and Sexual Minorities

What are Gender and Sexual Minorities?


“Gender and sexual minorities” is a term that encompasses all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, ++, populations.  We work to assist our health centers in providing safe, welcoming spaces for all patients who live in the health centers’ services areas.

Health Centers listed as LGBTQ friendly (HRC):


Resources for Health Centers and Other Service Providers:


Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health – 2nd Edition
Improving Organization Culture and Capacity to Treat LGBTQ Patients – Conference Presentations from 9/26/2014
Primary Care Protocol for Transgender Patient Care
2014 First Annual State of LGBTQ in Arizona (added November 13, 2014)
About Purportedly Gendered Body Parts by Dean Spade
Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care for the LGBT Community: A Field Guide
Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People, Version 7 from WPATH
LGBT Health Information and Resources from HRSA
LGBT Health Resources List from NACHC
OSHA: Best Practices – A Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers
LGBT Health: Online peer-reviewed journal
IOM Report: The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender  People
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advancing LGBT Health & Well-Being
Promoting Health Care Access to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Farmworkers (July 2015)
Phoenix Trans Resource Guide
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
National Coalition for LGBT Health

National Cooperative Agreement for Technical Assistance:


Link to publications for clinicians, patients, and administrators.