Lesbians

Lesbians

GLMA

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Publisher

Exists to make the health care environment a place of empathy, justice, and equity. Represents the concerns of millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex patients and thousands of LGBTI health professionals throughout North America.

Primary Telephone: 
415-255-4547
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@glma.org
Fax Number: 
415-255-4784
Street Address: 
107-459 Fulton St
City: 
San Francisco
Province: 
California
Postal/ZIP Code: 
94102

Staying well together: social support and well-being among lesbian couples in Manitoba: executive summary

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Jan Mitchell
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines experiences of health and social support among some lesbian couples in Manitoba to gain an understanding of their experiences coping with an illness or disability, and the social support in their lives.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE LEBH.M58 1999

Access to care: exploring the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and two-spirit people in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Bill Ryan
Shari Brotman
Bill Rowe
Publisher: 
McGill Centre for Applied Family Studies
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Includes both a literature review and an account of discussions from focus groups about needs in, and access to, health care and social services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and Two-Spirit communities. Topics covered include various barriers to health care, specific health issues, and neglected populations in scientific publications. Also includes recommendations on a broad range of issues, including adapting and expanding services, educating professionals, and creating healthy spaces.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.R93 2000

Rainbow Resource Centre

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Serves the needs of the gay and lesbian community in Winnipeg by providing services and facilities such as a telephone counselling line, a library and archives and meeting space for groups and events. Provides the general public with information, speakers and workshop leaders on the topic of homosexuality.

Primary Telephone: 
204-474-0212
Email Address: 
info@rainbowresourcecentre.org
Fax Number: 
204-478-1160
Street Address: 
Box 1661 1-222 Osborne St S
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 2Z6

Out in the cold: lesbian health in Northern BC

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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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Online
Paper
Author: 
Lynda Anderson
Theresa Healy
Barbara Herringer
Barbara Isaac
Ty Perry
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reveals that place, sexual orientation, personal safety and community values interact and have impact upon the health of lesbians.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

What makes us healthy, what makes us sick?

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Highlights recent work from the Centres of Excellence for Women's Health on the links between women's health and their social and economic circumstances.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612

Out in the cold: the context of lesbian health in Northern British Columbia

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Lynda Anderson
Theresa Healy
Barbara Herringer
Barbara Isaac
Ty Perry
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Illustrates the impact of an anti-lesbian/anti-gay social climate and its permeation into health care services.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH LEBH.A53 2001
ISBN 1894356187
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women's health issues: planning for diversity

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Liza Rankow
Publisher: 
National Lesbian and Gay Health Association (NLGHA)
Publication Date: 
1995
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provide a resource for health care professionals that will allow them to offer informed and compassionate care to their lesbian clients, and indeed to all the patients and clients they encounter.

ISBN/ISSN: 
LEBH.R36 1995

Lesbian health

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Publisher: 
Health & Sexuality
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Examines the health care and information needs of lesbians and women who have sex with women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
LEBH.H43 2001
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

I think I might be a lesbian... now what do I do? A brochure for young women

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English
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Online
Author: 
OUTRIGHT
Publisher: 
OUTRIGHT Alliance of Lesbian and Gay Youth
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Portland, Maine

Provides information and support to young women who may be coming to terms with their sexuality through the words and experiences of lesbian youth. (MS Word)

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