The Handbook of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Public Health
by Michael D. Shankle
Copyright Year: 2006
Publisher: Harrington Park Press
Editor: Michael D. Shankle
No. of Pages: 384
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Public health services for sexual minorities have suffered from practitioners’ lack of knowledge about sexual or gender orientation, specific health concerns, and inherent system homophobia and heterosexism. The Handbook of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Public Health: A Practitioner’s Guide to Service provides a unique focus on LGBT public health, offering positive direction for practitioners looking for guidance in methods to ensure a healthy community for all while taking into consideration the special needs of sexual minorities. Each chapter is exhaustively referenced, includes useful lists of selected resources, is clearly illustrated with tables and diagrams, and asks questions to spark thought on the issues as they pertain to the reader’s circumstances.
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