Removing the barriers to accessing care for lesbians

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
The Mautner Project
Publisher: 
The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Aims to build the skills of health care providers and promote change in health care institutions through training and technical assistance, as well as define the dimensions of culture and the principles of culturally competent medical care. Discusses the diversity of the population described as lesbian or women who partner with women. Lists individual, structural and institutional factors that affect access to health care and result in barriers to screening for breast cancer and cervical cancer among lesbians.