Holiday roundup of health and wellness news!
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visit our page dedicated to the topic here.
How Doctors Can Make Coming Out Easier for Patients
Researchers just published a study on patients coming out to health care providers. The three big takeaways? 1) Coming out to a health care professional is just hard as coming out to anyone else, 2) it’s crucial that providers recognize their own heteronormative (favoring straight people) values, and 3) having a solidly therapeutic relationship with a provider can ease the coming out process.
Great New Transgender Health Video
What does health care that welcomes transgender and gender non-conforming people look like? Glad you asked! The National LGBT Cancer Network just…
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