National Association for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender People Jump to Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People), is a Norwegian member organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in thereby becoming the first Norwegian organization for gays and the start of organized work for gay rights in. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you'll find information about these specific health issues.
GoalImprove the health, safety, and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals.OverviewLGBT individuals encompass all races and ethnicities, religions, and social classes. Sexual orientation and gender identity questions are not asked on most national or State surveys, making it difficult to estimate the number of LGBT individuals and their health. Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders As a scientist and community health advocate interested in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and in communities of color, I know the challenge of While large data gaps exist, population-based studies.
At a time when lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals are an increasingly open, acknowledged, and visible part of society, clinicians and researchers are faced with incomplete information about the health status of this community. Although a modest body of knowledge on LGBT health has been developed over the last two decades, much remains to be explored.Bookshelf ID: NBK64810. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals experience unique health disparities. Although the acronym LGBT is used as an umbrella term, and the health needs of this community are often grouped together, each of these letters represents a distinct population with its own health concerns. Furthermore, among lesbians, gay men, bisexual men and women, and transgender Bookshelf ID: NBK64795.