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Sexual and Gender Minorities - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Resources

HEALTHCARE GUILD - www.healthcareguild.com


Below are also some resources that you might find helpful.


The Velvet Rage

Dr. Downs is probably best known as author of The Velvet Rage:  Overcoming Trauma of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World.  He is also the former CEO of Michael's House Treatment Center in Palm Springs, California.  He is currently the director of the DBT Recovery Center which provides intensive outpatient treatment for addictions. www.alandowns.com





Let’s Find the Courage to Open Up

In this touching talk, Ash Beckham offers a fresh approach to empathy and openness. It starts with understanding that everyone, at some point in their life, has experienced hardship. The only way out, says Beckham, is to open the door and step out of your closet. 




General LGBTQ Resources


ONET INTEREST PROFILER - FINDING A VOCATION OR CAREER

http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

Statistics on Smoking

http://lgbthealthequity.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/smokinglgbt.png


GLAAD

http://www.glaad.org/

http://www.glaad.org/document.doc?id=99

LGBT RESEARCH RESOURCES:

http://www.apadivision44.org/resources/research.php

GAY AND LESBIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

http://www.glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=948&grandparentID=534&parentID=938&nodeID=1

GAY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS:

http://www.glma.org/

TRANSGENDER:

http://www.annelawrence.com/publications/index.html

http://counselingoutfitters.com/Reicherzer.htm

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TRANSGENDER - OPEN ACCESS

http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306875~db=all

TRANSGENDER RESOURCES:

WPATH - The World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) HBIGDA - Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, 6th Version

www.wpath.org

GLMA - Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Transgender Health Resources: www.glma.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=664&parentID=533&nodeID=1

GIRES - Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) www.gires.org.uk

FENWAY - Fenway Community Health’s Transgender Health Program - www.fenwayhealth.org

APA LGBT RESOURCES - http://www.apa.org/pi/lgbt/resources/index.aspx

FTM INTERNATIONAL - http://www.ftmi.org/

TWR - Transsexual Women’s Resources (good surgical resources)

http://www.annelawrence.com/twr/index.html

GENDER SPECTRUM - http://www.genderspectrum.org/

(Children/Families)

PFLAG TNET (TransYouth & Families) - http://community.pflag.org/Page.aspx?pid=401

ES - Endocrine Society: Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons, Clinical Practice Guidelines - www.endo-society.org/guidelines

VCH - Vancouver Coastal Health Clinical Protocol Guidelines for Transgender Care –

www.vch.ca/transhealth 

NCTE – National Center for Transgender Equality –

http://www.transequality.org/Issues/health.html

Transgender Law Center - http://transgenderlawcenter.org/cms/content/healthcare