The 2SLGBTQIA+ community has specific physical, mental and social health care needs that require certain knowledge and understanding to support. Cultural competence is one approach to reducing health disparities experienced by 2SLGBTQIA+ community members.
Discrimination in healthcare settings endangers gender and sexually-diverse people’s lives through delays or denials of medically necessary care. The following resources highlight some specific physical, mental and social healthcare needs of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community to raise awareness and support learning.
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