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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Terms in Healthcare: Sex, Gender and LGBT+ Patients

Currently, an estimated 4.5% of adults in the United States identify as LGBT+. The diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression can be surprising—even to healthcare professionals. In healthcare settings, lack of knowledge [...]

By | September 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sharing Pride: How Healthcare Organizations Can Make LGBT Patients & Families Feel At Home

June is National Pride Month, a celebration of the diversity, creativity, and resilience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in the United States. Once celebrated in one day, it’s evolved into a month-long [...]

By | June 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting Started: What Is Health Equity?

Whether you’re just now exploring healthcare equity issues, or have been in the field for years, it’s helpful for all of us to have a common language when we are talking about health equity and the surrounding issues. 

Here are a few definitions that can help you, your peers, your organization – or even your friends and family!—understand how we talk about equity and justice in healthcare.

By | June 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments