Bibliography for Professional Competence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Health Care.



copies available from GLMA: or 415-255-4547, x 300

**GLMA has compiled over 30 power point Model grand round and medical educational presentations on LGBT Health prepared by members and other LGBT health experts. Available for downloading in early 2003:

A Curriculum for Learning about Homosexuality and Gay Men and Lesbians in Psychiatric Residencies. Terry S. Stein, 1989.

**A Provider's Handbook on Culturally Competent Care: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Population Kaiser Permanante National Diversity Council and the Kaiser Permanente National Diversity Department. 2000.

**A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. 2001. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 01-3498.www.

A Report to the Education Policy Committee on the Spring 2000 Pilot Course on Sexuality Studies in Health and Medicine. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

Access to Health Care for Transgendered Persons in Greater Boston JRI Research and Training Institute, Inc. GLBT Health Access Project. 2000.

**Anti-Gay Discrimination in Medicine: Results of a National Survey of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Physicians. Benjamin Schatz Esq., and Katherine A. O'Hanlan M.D. 1994. 
Copies available from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association,, 415-255-4547, x 300.

Better Health Care for the Lesbian & Gay Communities: Opportunities for Teaching & Learning. Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess/Mount Auburn Institute for Education and Research, 1997.

** Community Standards of Practice for the Provision of Quality Health Care Service for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients. GLBT Health Access Project.

Compliance Guidelines to Prohibit Gender Identity Discrimination. City and County of San Francisco Human Rights Commission. 1998. These guidelines are meant to implement the provisions of the San Francisco Administrative Code Chapters 12A, 12B, 12C, and San Francisco Police Code Article 33 regarding discrimination complaints based on gender identity. The SF Human Rights Commission can be reached at 25 Van Ness Ave., Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94102-6033. 415-252-2500/TTY 415-252-2550. Ask for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and HIV Unit.

Effective Communication with Lesbian and Gay Patients. Eric Schuman, NWP journal of Clinical Practice, 1994.

Enhancing Residents' Cultural Competence through a Lesbian and Gay Health Curriculum. McGarry, Kelly M.D.; Clarke, Jennifer M.D.; and Cyr, Michelle, M.D.

First National Survey of Transgender Violence by GenderPAC. Available

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health Access Training Project: Participant Resource Manual. Linde, Rhonda, Ph.D. JRI Health's GLBT Health Access Project and Fenway Community Health.

Health Concerns of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community. The Medical Foundation, 2nd Edition. June, 1997.

** Healthy People 2010 Companion Document for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and LGBT health experts. San Francisco, CA. 2001. Copies can be downloaded or ordered from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association online at, or call 415-255-4547 x 300. Also available at, the website of the National Coalition for LGBT Health.

Homophobia and Heterosexism: Out of the Medical School Closet. Wallick, M.M., North Carolina Medical Journal 58 (2): 123-125, 1997.

Interim Observations and Policy Options. University of California Commission on the Future of Medical Education, March 1997.

Just the Facts About Sexual Orientation and Youth: A Primer for Principals, Educators and School Personnel. Available at



Lesbian and Gay Health Care: Understanding the Needs of Our Community. Beth Israel Health Care Summary Report, 1995.

Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling - The First Comprehensive Guide to Health and Mental Health Care. Caitlin Ryan and Donna Futterman. Columbia University Press. 1998.

** Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns. Published in the Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, 4(3), September 2000. Also available at, or contact GLMA,, 415-255-4547, x 300.

Lesbian Health: Current Assessment and Directions for the Future. Anrea L. Solarz, Ed. Institute of Medicine. National Academy Press, Washington, DC. 1999. To order: or call 1-800-624-6242.

National Directory of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender Community Centers. A Project of the National Association of Lesbian and Gay Community Centers. Published by the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center of New York. 2000.

Not All Your Patients are Straight. Ruth Simkin MD, CMAJ, Aug 25, 1998; 159 (4).

Physician's Guide to Transgendered Medicine Shiela Kirk, M.D. Together Life Works, 1997.

Providing Effective Care for Gay and Lesbian Patients. Joseph Greco M.D., Joanne B. Glusman MSW, LSW, Patient Care, 1998.

Report on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Domestic Violence (October 1998). Produced by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). Available at

Scientific Workshop on Lesbian Health 2000: Steps for Implementing the IOM Report. DHHS Office on Women's Health, NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, GLMA/LHF. To order, contact GLMA or the DHHS Office on Women's Health, 200 Independence Ave., SW. Room 728F, Washington, DC 20201.

Sexual Orientation Data: Inclusion in Information Systems and Databases of the Department of Health and Human Services. Randall L. Sell, ScD, Jeffrey B. Becker. Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. For additional information regarding this report, contact the authors at 212-305-3457, or or

Social Services with Transgendered Youth. Edited by Gerald Mallon, DSW. New York: Harrington Park Press, 1999.

Standards and Indicators: San Francisco Community Standards of Practice for Provision of Quality Health Care Services for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Clients. 2001.
The Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version. Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association. Dusseldorf: Symposion Publishing, 2001

Substance Abuse Resource Guide: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, SAMHSA. 2000. DHHS publication number (SMA) 94-2097. Contact the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, 1-800-729-6686/TDD 1-800-487-4889, or

Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health. Edited by Robert P. Cabaj, MD and terry S. Stein, MD. 1996.

Transgender Care: Recommended Guidelines, Practical Information, and Personal Accounts. Gianna E. Israel, Donald Tarver, Joy Diane Shaffer. Temple University Press, 1997.

Transgender Protocol: Treatment Services Guidelines for Substance Abuse treatment Providers. A report of the Transgender Protocol Team of the San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Substance Abuse task Force. 1995.

The Transgender Care Conference was presented May 5, 2000, by the San Francisco Area AIDS Education and training Center/Community Provider AIDS training Project, in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public Health. The program featured expert presentations on topics such as primary care, surgical considerations, HIV infection in the transgender community, psychosocial issues, and legal/ethical issues in transgender care. Proceedings can be found at

Treating Sexual Minority Patients. Charles Moser, PhD, MD. San Francisco Medicine, 1998.

Women's Health Issues: Planning for Diversity. A Curriculum Guide for Trainers on Lesbian Health and Cultural Sensitivity." Lisa Rankow PA-C, MHS

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