Join us for a fireside chat with Dr. Tonia Poteat, PhD, PA-C, MPH from the UNC Center for Health Equity Research and Deborah Dunn where they discuss the importance of promoting health equity for Black Trans MSM seeking HIV prevention, treatment or testing. Topics include, but are not limited to discussing the effects of racism, transphobia, and other risk factors that contribute to medical mistrust in the Black and Trans community, as well as, the unique sexual and reproductive health needs of Black Trans MSM.
Learning Resources — LGBTQIA+ People of Color
This publication will guide health centers in providing affirming care and services for Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people. Readers will explore key concepts, terminology, and the effects of historical trauma. Discover best and promising practices for care that incorporate Indigenous holistic models of wellness and focus on resilience and protective factors, including links to resources for further exploration of this topic.
In this panel from the 2021 Advancing Excellence in Transgender Health conference, transgender and gender-diverse BIPOC panelists share both negative and positive experiences in accessing health care.
Centering Safety: Partnering with Black Transgender and Gender Diverse (TGD) Communities to Promote Wellness
This panel-style webinar will explore the topic of safety for Black and African American transgender and gender diverse people. Expert panelists will provide insight into how health centers can partner with communities to promote safety and wellness, and to examine the role of structural and institutional violence as a social determinant of health. Participants will learn strategies for mitigating risk by identifying and supporting individual and community-level protective factors and strengths.
COVID-19 has been shown to disproportionately affect people from racial and ethnic minority groups due to deep-rooted inequities in health and social systems. Participants in this webinar will discuss the unique challenges and barriers to care faced by members of these communities in the time of a global pandemic, including best practices for culturally responsive care.
Logrando Equidad en la Salud para las personas Lesbianas, Gays, Bisexuales, Transgénero y Queer (LGBTQ) – Parte 1
Presenter: Gerardo Moreno-Serrano, MS, LMHC
In this talk from the 2020 Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health conference, Dr. Darrell Wheeler identifies challenges and solutions for supporting the health of LGBTQIA+ people of color. The presentation includes information on data collection, key health factors, and actionable steps to improve routine engagement in clinical practice.
This publication explores the social determinants of health that uniquely affect LGBTQ people of color, and provides strategies and solutions for health centers seeking to better serve this population. The publication focuses on using the model of intersectionality as a way of viewing social determinants of health and guiding health care providers in how to …
Dr. Darrell Wheeler addresses the intersection of gender identity and racial identity, and presents frameworks, processes, and solutions for the stigmatization that can arise for LGBTQ people of color.
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