LGBTQ+ Best Practices and Publications

 

  • UCSF: Center for Excellence for Transgender Health
    • The Center for Excellence for Transgender Health provides extensive expertise in transgender health research and best practices for transgender community engagement including online training modules and curriculum, various toolkits, manuals, and reports.
    • https://transcare.ucsf.edu/
  • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    • The World Professional Association for Transgender Health promotes the highest standards of health care for individuals through the articulation of Standards of Care document and provides resources for health plan providers,
    • https://www.wpath.org/
  • Transgender Law Center (TLC)
    • Founded in 2002, The Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization using legal expertise and community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender non-conforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.
    • https://transgenderlawcenter.org/
  • The 519 Space for Change
    • The 519, formerly known as the 519 Church Street Community Centre, is an agency of the City of Toronto dedicated to advocacy for the inclusion of LGBTQ communities.
    • https://www.the519.org/
  • Out 4 Mental Health
    • #Out4Mental Health is a collaborative project of the California LGBTQ Health and Human Services Network, funded by the California Mental Health Services Act (Prop 63) and overseen by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) that advances mental health equity.
    • #Out4MentalHealth - California LGBTQ Health & Human Services Network
  • Callen Lorde
    • Callen-Lorde is the global leader in LGBTQ health care providing sensitive, quality health care and related services focused on serving New York’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities – regardless of ability to pay, while also promoting health education, wellness and advocacy for LGBTQ health issues.
    • https://callen-lorde.org/
  • The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    • GLAAD was formed by a small group of journalists and writers in 1985 in response to the New York Posts’s grossly defamatory and sensationalized HIV and AIDS coverage.
    • http://www.glaad.org
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
    • NCLR is a national legal non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels, provides free legal assistance to LGBTQ people and their legal advocates, conducts community education on LGBTQ issues, and advocates for equitable public policies.
    • https://www.nclrights.org/
  • The Trevor Project
    • The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people, with resources, guides and reports for allies and those working with LGBTQ youth.
    • https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
  • Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
    • Previously known as Gay & Lesbian Medical Association, Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equity is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for LGBTQ civil rights and health organizations as well as with health associations and policymakers at all levels, GLMA is a major force in the effort to ensure the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals and families.
    • https://www.glma.org/
  • Advocacy & Services for LGBTQ+ Elders (SAGE)
    • SAGE is a national advocacy and services organization that has been looking out for LGBTQ+ elders since 1978 that provides advocacy and services for LGBTQ Elders and has a Long-Term Care Equity Index report accessible on their website.
    • https://www.sageusa.org/
  • The Fenway Institute
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
    • Unique to HRC are The Healthcare Equality Index and Municipal Equality Index promote equitable and inclusive care for LGBTQ+ patients and their families and demonstrate ways cities can support LGBTQ+ people who live and work there.
    • https://www.hrc.org/

©2022 County of Santa Clara. All rights reserved.