Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Health
In Focus: A Quarterly Research Review
Healing Hands Newsletters
- Spicer SS. Healthcare needs of the transgender homeless population. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health. 2010; 14:320-339
- Grant JM, Mottet LA, Tanis J, Harrison J, Herman JL, Keisling M. Injustice at every turn: A report of the National Transgender Discrimination survey. National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. 2011.
- Van Leeuwen JM, Boyle S, Salomonsen-Sautel S, Baker DN, Garcia JT, Hoffman A, Hopfer CJ. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual homeless youth: an eight-city public health perspective. Child Welfare. 2006 Mar-Apr;85(2):151-70.
- Cochran BN, Stewart AJ, Ginzler JA, Cauce AM. Challenges Faced by Homeless Sexual Minorities: Comparison of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Homeless Adolescents With Their Heterosexual Counterparts. American Journal of Public Health. 2002; 92(5):773-777.
- Serving Our Youth 2015: The Needs and Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth Experiencing Homelessness (2015) | New study by the True Colors Fund sheds light on problems facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender homeless youth as reported by providers.
- Identifying and Serving LGBTQ Youth: Case Studies of Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs (2014) | To better understand provider experiences serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) runaway and homeless youth, this study reports on case studies of four local agencies receiving grants from the Administration for Children and Family’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program. The purpose of the study was to learn about programs’ strategies for identifying and serving LGBTQ RHY, the challenges programs face in understanding and addressing the needs of this population, and potential areas for future research.
- IOM (Institute of Medicine). (2013). Collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data in electronic health records: Workshop summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
- Serving Our Youth: Findings from a National Survey of Service Providers Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth Who Are Homeless or at Risk of Becoming Homeless (2012) | This report from the The Palette Fund, the True Colors Fund‘s Forty to None Project, and the Williams Institute presents the data assessing the experiences of homeless youth organizations in providing services to LGBT youth
- Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center | The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year. Through its Jeffrey Goodman Special Care Clinic and on-site pharmacy, the Center offers free and low-cost health, mental health, HIV/AIDS medical care and HIV/STD testing and prevention. The Center also offers legal, social, cultural, and educational services, with unique programs for seniors, families and youth, including a 24-bed transitional living program for homeless youth.