Lesbians

Lesbians

Documenting visibility: selected bibliography on lesbian & bisexual women's health

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jacquelyne Luce
Janet Neely
Teresa Lee
Ann Pederson
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Brings together literature published between 1990 and 2000. Developed as a tool for researchers, educators, health practitioners and policy-makers, this bibliography makes readily available references to qualitative and quantitative health studies that focus substantively on women who identify as lesbian or bisexual. Publications known to contain Canadian content are highlighted throughout.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH LEBH.L83 2000
ISBN 1894356144
ISSN 14817268
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Mary E. Northbridge
Publisher: 
American Public Health Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Appears as a special issue of the American Journal of Public Health (vol. 91, no. 6). Explores various topics in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00900036
LEBH.A44 2001

Caring for lesbian health: a resource for Canadian health care providers, policy makers and planners

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Maria Hudspith
Suzanne Bastedo
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Considers the legacy of homophobia in health care, and its impact on health care access. Suggests ways for planners, policy makers and practitioners to increase accessibility and eliminate discrimination.

ISBN/ISSN: 
BCCEWH LEBH.H83 2001
ISBN 1894356160
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Tip sheet for health care providers : lesbian and bisexual women's health project

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Project
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents steps health care providers can take to help improve care for lesbian and bisexual women patients. Based on the booklet, "Caring for Lesbian Health".

Available From: 

Letting in a little light: lesbians and their families in Nova Scotia

Tagged :
Print
Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Deals with the daily reality of lesbians' family relationships focusing on the joy, caring, and comfort, as well as the pain rather than the negative aspects and the difficulties lesbians face in society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.N68 1996
ISBN 088871341X

Lesbian health inequalities: a cultural minority issue for health professionals

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Ruth P. McNair
Publisher: 
Australian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Barton ACT, Australia

Examines health care inequalities that exist for lesbian and bisexual women. Provides guidelines for healthcare providers to enhance the care of lesbians.

Available From: 

Just the facts

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
Publisher: 
The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides information on risk factors for cancer and self-examination tips particularly geared to lesbians.

Lesbian issues in Canada: a profile of Victoria

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Judy Lightwater
Jannit Rabinovitch
Publisher: 
Women's Creative Network
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Victoria, BC

Explores the experiences of lesbians in the areas of health, discrimination and education in order to more accurately inform federal policy and academic discourse surrounding the lesbian and gay communities and their presumed issues.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
LGBT.L54 2001

Lesbian mothering

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Andrea O'Reilly
Publisher: 
Association for Research on Mothering
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at personal experiences in creating a lesbian family.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.O74 1999
ISSN 14880989
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: This collection answers questions of lesbians who are, or may become, mothers. Subjects include nonbiological mothering, child custody law and child support. Several book reviews included.

The Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Groups Served: 
Lesbians/bisexuals/transgendered women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Advocates on lesbian health issues in the United States. Provides direct services in the US to lesbians with cancer, their partners and caregivers, and education and information to the lesbian community about cancer. Educates the health care community about the special concerns of lesbians with cancer and their families.

Primary Telephone: 
(202) 332-5536
Email Address: 
mautner@mautnerproject.org
TTY/TDD: 
(202) 332-5536
Fax Number: 
(202) 332-0662
Street Address: 
1707 L Street NW, Suite 500
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036
Syndicate content