While we have the same health needs as everyone else, we also have unique health care concerns. Ignorance of these on the part of providers impedes the willingness of LGBT people to come out to them. Therefore, it's not only important to come out to your provider, but to make them aware of the specific issues that affect you. Here's a brief summary of these concerns:
For information about about specific health issues affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people see:
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