Bisexual women

Bisexual women

Lesbian and bisexual women's health project: tip sheet for health care providers

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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
Paper
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides a list of tips and suggestions for health care providers in order to ensure they take the important steps required to help improve care for theirlesbian and bisexual women patients.

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BCCEWH LEBH.H83 2001

QWOC: Queer Women of Colour

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization for Aboriginal, mixed-race, racial, ethnic and cultural minority women and girls who are questioning their sexuality and/or who identify with bisexual, dyke, transgendered, queer, lesbian. A Victoria-based social and political group that promotes awareness and action around queer and racial issues.

Primary Telephone: 
(250) 479-9753
Email Address: 
qwoc@hotmail.com
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia

Women's Creative Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English

Aims to cultivate an empowering atmosphere for women who love women, where enterprise, creativity and enthusiasm abound, while celebrating diversity, including the occasional presence of respectful men at designated all-gender events.

Email Address: 
womenscn@shaw.ca

Alternative Moms Canada

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Forms an advocacy group for queer moms and their children and currently has branches in both Peel Region and Toronto, Ontario, open to all lesbian, bisexual, transexual, intersex, two-spirited, queer and questioning women who are also parents, co-parents, step-parents or foster parents. Provides emotional support, social networking opportunities and community resource referrals for both the mothers and their children.

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LGBT communities and substance use: what health has to do with it!

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English
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Online
Author: 
Devon MacFarlane
Publisher: 
LGBT Health Association of B.C.
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Details the needs and concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender substance users. Provides recommendations regarding support, services and programs.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.M33 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

GLMA

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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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

Creating a safe clinical environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) patients

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English
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Online
Author: 
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
Publisher: 
Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
San Francisco, CA

Provides health care providers with ways to make their practice or clinic more welcoming and safe for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex patients. Includes ideas to update the physical environment in their clinic, add or change intake and health history form questions, improve provider-patient interviews, and increase staff's knowledge about and sensitivity to their LGBTI patients.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.C74 2003

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
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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

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.
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