LGBTQ Cultures 2nd Edition!

So, I wasn’t planning to use a textbook for the on-the-ground version of my course this summer, but maybe I need to rethink that …

Lavender Health - LGBTQ Resource Center

Mickey Eliason and I are delighted to announce that the 2nd Edition of this book has just appeared – LGBTQ Cultures: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know About Sexual and Gender Diversity!  It is available now on the publisher’s website, and it will be available soon for Kindle, Nook andLGBTQ-2E-cover other ebook readers!

Here are some highlights of this edition:

This second edition has 14 chapters, compared to the 10 in the first edition. Because sexual orientation questions have been added to many national and state level health surveillance instruments, we have much more information on health disparities than previously, so we divided one chapter from the first edition on impact of stigma on health into three chapters, starting with impact of stigma on health and well-being in general, and then separate chapters on mental health (including substance abuse) and chronic physical health. We also divided a chapter on diversity…

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