Research Letter: Health Status and Health Care Access Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adults in the US, 2013 to 2018 

A previous analysis identified health disparities among US adults who are lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGB) using data from the 2013 to 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Since then, there have been substantial policy, legislative (eg, Obergefell vs Hodges), and sociocultural shifts that may have differentially affected sexual minority subgroups by recognizing the constitutional right to marriage equality, expanding state-level protections for LGB populations, and increasing public support for LGB-related issues.  

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New Article: Health Care Sector Has A Critical Role To Play In Mitigating Harm To Sexual And Gender Minorities Caused By Policies That Limit Access To Care

A Perspective essay published July 23, 2022 in the New England Journal of Medicine provides guidance on how the health care sector can mitigate the harm to sexual and gender minorities (SGM) caused by recently enacted and proposed legislation that limit access to care. The “Triple Aim framework” offered by the authors of the Perspective outlines a process by which providers, payers, researchers, and policymakers can enhance SGM patients’ care experiences, improve population health, and reduce per capita costs of care.

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Come work with us!

The Division of Education and Training at Fenway Health is hiring! We have four awesome positions open. If you are interested, please apply at the links below.

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Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health now Virtual!

After careful consideration due to COVID-19 concerns, Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health on March 20th-22nd will now be held virtually via live stream.  

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Register for Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Conference

Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health is a national CME course developed in response to a high volume of queries from clinicians and health care staff seeking to learn about providing high-quality care for patients who identify as a sexual or gender minority.

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New Look

Today marks the launch of the redesigned National LGBT Health Education Center website, featuring a new look but all the same great content. We hope you find the new site easy and intuitive to use, and look forward to growing with you over the coming years!

If you're an existing user, you will need to follow the steps in the Password Reset process using the email address you first signed up for the site with. If you have trouble receiving your reset email, be sure to check your spam folder.

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