Educational, professional, and practical resources for health sciences students and clinicians to strengthen cultural competence and care around LGBTQ+ health. 

  • GLMA
    A national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals.  Check out the RESOURCES menu for providers and patients.

  • National LGBTQUIA+ Health Education Center
    The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center is part of the Division of Education and Training at The Fenway Institute, which is an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development that works to ensure access to quality, culturally affirming medical and mental health care for traditionally underserved communities, including LGBTQIA+ people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

  • WPATH: World Professional Association for Transgender Health
    A non-profit, interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health by promoting evidence-based care, education, research, public policy, and respect.

  • The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding
    A report by the National Academies Institute of Medicine (2011) to look at what is currently known about the health status of LGBT population, where research gaps exist, and address priorities for a research agenda to address these gaps.

  • Cultural Competence in the Care of LGBTQ Patients
    A National Institutes for Health short continuing education activity.

  • Health Care Disparities and the LGBT Population
    E-book available to the Clarkson community


  • LGBTQ Health Equity
    A chapter from Health Equity: A Solutions-Focused Approach. E-book available to the Clarkson community.


  • Queer MEDucation Podcast
    A series of expert interviews featuring medical providers, mental health professionals, advocates, and community members with the aim of improving the quality of health care for LGBTQI+GNC people.

  • Pride in Our Health Podcast
    Created by Fenway Health. Explores a different LGBTQIA+ health topic each episode.
  • National Center for Transgender Equality
    Understanding rights related to health care.

  • National LGBTQ Task Force
    Focused on building the political capital of the LGBTQ community through activist training, advancing pro-LGBT legislation and raising the profile of LGBTQ interests and causes. 

  • PFLAG
    The first and largest organization for LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.

  • Matthew Shepard Foundation
    By erasing hate and building compassionate and accepting communities, the Matthew Shepard Foundation hopes to empower LGBTQ individuals to challenge and address discriminatory behavior in their schools, neighborhoods and homes.

  • Lambda Legal
    The nation’s largest legal organization working to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ+ people.

  • Human Rights Campaign
    An organization whose goal is to ensure that all LGBTQ+ people are treated as full and equal citizens in all places.