Finding the right healthcare provider as an LGBTQ+ individual is essential to feeling safe and heard. We know that LGBTQ women experience significant barriers to accessing health care including experiences of anti-LGBTQ bias and lack of access to culturally responsive health care, including preventive services such as mammography and other cancer screenings.
Knowing what you are looking for and what you want in a healthcare provider takes time to research and find the best care and practice tailored for your health needs. Navigating health coverage and services is also a bit complicated. Use the below resources to learn more.
Access to Coverage and Consumer Assistance
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
Know your Rights