Ten Things: Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments for LGBT People

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Ten Strategies for Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments for LGBTQIA+ People (2021)

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people face several barriers to accessing inclusive and affirming care. It is essential that health centers and other health care organizations create environments that are affirming and welcoming for all.

Ten Things is written for those who are leading these efforts at their health center or other health care organization and outlines are ten best practices every health care organization can do to achieve a more inclusive and affirming health care environment. These practical strategies are meant to be broad enough to be adaptable, yet specific enough to allow for measuring progress. In taking these steps, you will make significant strides in providing equitable health care for all.