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LGBTQIA+ Health: General Resources

This guide offers resources on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health.

Lesbian Health 101: A Clinician's Guide


Books on LGBT Health at the UCSF Library

LGBT Health - National Organizations and Resources

These links include national organizations dedicated to LGBT health, and resource pages on LGBT health from federally supported health organizations such as MedlinePlus and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Several national associations for LGBT psychology and mental health professionals are listed on the Mental Health page of this guide, and several national associations for other specific groups of health professionals are listed on the Health Concerns page.

LGBT-Related Databases

Health sciences literature databases such as PubMed, Web of Science, PsycINFO (psychological research literatures), and CINAHL (nursing research literatures) all offer access to many peer-reviewed research articles on LGBT health topics.

The research databases below are concerned specifically with gender and sexuality, and offer results from popular periodicals and other resources not included in the main health sciences databases.

In order to access these resources, you must be on the UCSF network.

LGBT Journals

These journals and periodicals specifically focused on LGBT topics are available electronically through the UCSF Library catalog, or in a few cases in print within the UCSF Parnassus Campus Library.

In order to access some of these resources, you must be on the UCSF network.

LGBT Health-Related Subject Headings

Here are some current Library of Congress subject headings (LCSH) concerned with LGBT health. Subject headings below are linked to searches in UC Library Search, the University of California's unified discovery and borrowing system.