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Public Health - Seattle & King County

For health care providers

Practical guidelines

Culturally competent care for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (GLBT) People

  • Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling

  • Order a training video for health care providers about better serving lesbian patients (much of the content would apply as well to gay, bisexual and transgender patients) ... The "Tools For Caring" video is 17 minutes: Contains discussions with physicians describing the importance of inclusive, culturally competent services for lesbian patients and interviews with a diverse group of lesbians describing their experiences with barriers to accessing health care services. The cost of the video, the accompanying discussion guide and optimal care kit is $25.00 plus $6.00 shipping and handling. It can be purchased using check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover. If you are interested in receiving further information about this training program, or would like to apply to become a Partner in Removing the Barriers to Accessing Care for Lesbians please contact:

    Health Promotion and Education Director
    Mautner Project for Lesbians with Cancer
    1700 L Street, Suite 500
    Washington, DC 20036
    (202) 332-5536 (phone) (202) 332-0662 (fax)

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