Lesbians

Lesbians

Information needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered health care professionals: results of an Internet survey

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English
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Online
Author: 
Charles R. Fikar
Latrina Keith
Publisher: 
Journal of the Medical Library Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Examines basic facts and considred opinions from health care professionals and students about the information needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered health care professionals and their interactions with medical librarians.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 15365050

Not all your patients are straight

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Ruth J. Simkin
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association Journal
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses the impact of physician-patient interaction on the quality of health care for lesbians. Uses physician-patient dialogues to illustrate how inappropriate health care can result if physicians make incorrect assumptions about lesbians or do not solicit relevant information. Includes references and a resource list for lesbians and their doctors.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00084409
ISSN 08203946

Lesbian and Gay Youth Toronto

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides member run support groups for lesbian and gay youth (under 26 years of age).

Primary Telephone: 
416- 598 1121
Secondary Telephone: 
416- 964-6600
Street Address: 
c/o 519 Church Street Community Centre 519 Church St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2C9

Lesbian Gay Bi Trans YouthLine

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides peer support and information services within Ontario to youth of all cultures and abilities who may identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, two-spirited and transgendered, transexual, queer or questioning. Resource listing.

Primary Telephone: 
416-962-9688
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@youthline.ca
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-268-9688
Street Address: 
PO Box 62 Stn F
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4Y 2L4
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Gay Old Gals

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides safe and supportive weekly meetings for lesbians over the age of 60 where lesbians can enjoy movies, discussions and companionship.

Primary Telephone: 
416-392-6874 x 310
Fax Number: 
416-392-0519
Street Address: 
Church Street Community Centre 519 Church St
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M8X 1A5

Gays and Lesbians Parenting Together

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Explores options in parenting for gay/lesbian people. Provides a potential meeting place for potential co-parents as well as a support group for gay/lesbian parents.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 658-6230
Secondary Telephone: 
(416) 925-EXTRA ext 2058
Email Address: 
mbourgeois@sympatica.ca
Street Address: 
109 Sheppard Ave West
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M2N 1M7

Queer women's health research: methodological questions

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Paper
Author: 
Jacquelyne Luce
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines how homophobia, heterosexism and invisibility can inhibit research on lesbian and bisexual women's health issues.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Health needs of women who have sex with women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Clare Hughes
Amy Evans
Publisher: 
British Medical Journal
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Attempts to dispell myths regarding the health needs of women who have sex with women. Explains how these women are still at risk for bacterial vaginosis, cervical dysplasia and cancer, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Also explores mental health issues and lifestyle factors that can have an impact on their health.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14685833

Lesbians and healthcare

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the barriers that can prevent lesbians from accessing good healthcare. Offers questions to ask to determine if a healthcare professional will be able to offer you adequate care. Provides tips on looking for a doctor.

Rainbow Hope

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Forms an online support group for lesbian survivors of abuse and their partners. Free registration required to participate.

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