Learning Resources — LGBTQIA+ People of Color

Health Care Considerations for Two Spirit and LGBTQIA+ Indigenous Communities

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.

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Healthcare Experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-binary People of Color Panel

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.

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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.

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Health Equity and COVID-19

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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.

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Care for LGBTQIA+ People of Color (2020)

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.

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Addressing Social Determinants of Health for Black LGBTQ People

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 …

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Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health Care for LGBTQ People of Color

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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Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health for Black LGBTQ People: An Example of the Way Forward for Health Centers

In this webinar, Sannisha Dale, PhD, Ed.M and Tfawa Haynes, MSW, LICSW discuss complex and interrelated individual, interpersonal and structural factors that impact the health outcomes of Black LGBTQ people.

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HIV Prevention in the South: Reducing Stigma, Increasing Access

The HIV epidemic disproportionately affects the Southern U.S., where 51% of new HIV diagnoses occurred in 2013. Despite substantial progress along the continuum of care, HIV remains a major health concern in the South, particularly for young, Black gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex men (MSM), and transgender women. Our new publication “HIV Prevention in the South: Reducing Stigma, Increasing Access” presents four strategic elements for preventing the further spread of HIV among vulnerable populations in the South, and suggests a more hopeful future for reducing the HIV epidemic.

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