"LGBT individuals face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights. Discrimination against LGBT persons has been associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, and suicide. Experiences of violence and victimization are frequent for LGBT individuals, and have long-lasting effects on the individual and the community" (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, n.d.).
This curated guide pulls together resources on LGBTQ+ health including resources for pediatric LGBTQ+ health.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health. (n.d.) HealthyPeople.gov. https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-health