Gender-affirming primary care encompasses the delivery of culturally competent care to trans patients in the context of primary care and the collaborative provision of gender-affirming medical interventions. Different medical treatment plans and psychosocial supports are offered depending on the needs and goals of the individual patient.
The purpose of this best practice guideline (BPG) is to provide nurses and other members of the interprofessional team with evidence-based recommendations on foundational, inclusive and affirming care practices for Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, and additional (2SLGBTQI+) people.
CPATH is an interdisciplinary professional organization which works to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people through educating professionals, encouraging research, facilitating networking and advocacy.
RHO offers training for healthcare providers across the province to feel more clinically and culturally competent in caring for their LGBT2SQ service users. RHO also supports system change by producing evidence-based print and web resources, contributing an LGBT2SQ health perspective to public policy processes, acting as a research catalyst.
PRIM3D is a sexual health resource for us and by us. The terms we might use to describe ourselves include (but aren’t limited to): gay, bisexual, queer, Two-Spirit, trans man, transmasculine, and non-binary. PRIM3D includes important information that can support our health. So, no matter who you are, if any of this information might be useful to you, we encourage you to read it.
Trans Youth CAN! is a study of youth referred for blockers or hormones at ten clinics in Canada. We are looking at medical, social and family outcomes over a two-year period in order to have better information for doctors and nurses, counselors, schools, and for trans youth and their families.
The National LGBTIA+ Health Education Center provide educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), is a non-profit, interdisciplinary professional and educational organization devoted to transgender health. Our mission is to promote evidence based care, education, research, public policy, and respect in transgender health.
The CDC provide information and resources on some of the health issues and inequities affecting LGBT communities. Some information is designed for members of the general public. Other information has been developed for health care providers, public health professionals, and public health students.