LGBTQ Inclusive Care

Resource: Using Affirming Language with LGBTQIA+ Patients

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

One of the most important things clinicians and client-facing staff can do to ensure equal access to quality care by LGBTQ+ clients is to know and understand the basic language that applies to this population. This resource offers guidance on asking patients about their gender identity and sexual orientation, taking a social or sexual history, and documenting gender in medical charts.

Read the article by Christopher Clayton, MD and Lila Flavin, MD here.


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Julia Zigman is a Program Analyst on the NACCHO HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis team. Julia focuses primarily on NACCHO’s Ending the HIV Epidemic portfolio and is a lead staff member for the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Workgroup. Learn more about these programs here.

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