The morbidity of gay, lesbian or bisexual people attending family practice has not been previously assessed. We compared health measures of family practice attendees classified as lesbian, gay and bisexual. We conducted a cross-sectional, controlled study conducted in 13 London family practices and compared the responses of 26 lesbian and 85 bisexual classified women, with that of heterosexual classified women and 38 gay and 23 bisexual classified men with that of heterosexual classified men.
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A more recent article on preventive health care for women who have sex with women is available. Patient information: See related handout on health care for lesbians and bisexual women. For the most part, lesbians and bisexual women face the same health issues as heterosexual women, but they often have difficulty accessing appropriate care.
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Adrienne Rich argues that heterosexuality is not "natural" or intrinsic in human instincts, but an institution imposed upon many cultures and societies that render women in a subordinate situation. It was written to challenge the erasure of lesbian existence from a large amount of scholarly feminist literature. It was not written to widen divisions but to encourage heterosexual feminists to examine heterosexuality as a political institution which disempowers women and to change it.
The Health of Sexual Minorities pp Cite as. One purpose of this volume is to provide methodological tools for conducting public health research for lesbian, gay, and bisexual LGB populations. Among the most fundamental methodological considerations in any kind of research is how best to sample the population of interest.
Over the past two decades, sexual citizenship has emerged as a new form of citizenship coupled with increased interest in the challenges to citizenship and social justic e faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender and intersex LGBTI people and, in particular, by sexual minority youth within education systems. The study generally finds inconsistency in the representation of these identities. Gay male identities are represented in some instances, lesbian and bisexual identities rarely so, and transgender and intersex identities not at all.
The inclusion of lesbian and gay populations in health research: a systematic literature review. This paper presents a systematic review of the literature and research conducted with the lesbian, gay and bisexual population in 10 years in the framework of health and mental health. A search in the Pubmed database for publications between and inclusive produced articles.