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Treating lesbians and bisexual women

challenges and strategies for health professionals

by Elisabeth Paige Gruskin

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lesbians -- Health and hygiene,
  • Lesbians -- Medical care,
  • Bisexual women -- Health and hygiene,
  • Bisexual women -- Medical care,
  • Medical personnel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-178) and indexes.

    StatementElisabeth Paige Gruskin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA564.87 .G78 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL365032M
    ISBN 100761900446, 0761900454
    LC Control Number98025343

    It is best to use condoms and another method of birth control, such as an intrauterine device IUDbirth control pills, or a birth control implant, to protect against pregnancy and STIs. What makes a person straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, or questioning? Massaging inside of the vagina may stimulate a very sensitive area, sometimes termed the G-spot area. The health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: building a foundation for better understanding. Men: About 2 in identify as bisexual or gay.

    Queer is sometimes used to describe a fluid gender identity. Alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender LGBT individuals. A recent study of young WSW with BV treated with vaginal metronidazole gel examined behavioral and microbiologic correlates of persistent BV and abnormal vaginal flora at 1 month after therapy. Some women who have both female and male partners may also evidence increased risk-taking behaviors compared with their heterosexual or exclusively same-sex-partner peers. A recent report from the Institute of Medicine concluded that to better understand and meet the unique needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, more data are needed in several priority areas: demographics, social influences, health care inequalities, and transgender-specific health needs. There are no known physiologic differences between lesbians and heterosexual women.

    WSW have a higher prevalence of BV, and more research needs to be done to understand the relationships between the transmission of BV-associated bacteria, the pathogenesis of BV, and treatment outcomes. What can I do if I want to talk with someone other than my parents? Sexual and gender minority health: what we know and what needs to be done. Kamen, C. Little is known about the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors that contribute to STI screening and health care access among WSW, either from the perspective of women themselves or from the providers who serve them. Others may feel that they belong to neither gender or to both genders.


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Treating lesbians and bisexual women by Elisabeth Paige Gruskin Download PDF Ebook

Among reproductive-aged women in —, differences were observed for several health indicators by sexual identity. The man can satisfy the women and the women, who are likely bisexual, can satisfy each other. Health care providers and their female clients would benefit from increased knowledge of STI risks and testing guidance for women who have same-sex partners.

In Oncology nursing forum Vol. If you're a woman reading this, chances are you're a bisexual or a lesbian. Intimate partner violence among lesbians is a serious public health concern. Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among WSW have been considered uncommon.

Domestic partnership benefits at medical universities.

Health care for lesbian and bisexual women. Obstet Gynecol ;— You usually do not need to have a pelvic exam at the first visit unless you are having problems. Department of Health and Human Services is working to increase the number of federally-funded health and demographic surveys that collect and report sexual orientation and gender identity data.

Am J Public Health. For example: "This office appreciates diversity and does not discriminate based on race, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or perceived gender.

HSV-1 seroprevalence increased with higher numbers of female partners [ 21 ].

Study: Most women are bisexual or lesbians

The symposium, which was open to the public and students of other local medical professional schools, featured panel discussions with LGBT patients and health care professionals.

Although less research has been conducted on STIs among lesbians and bisexual women, they may participate in a range of sexual practices with women and men that may put them at risk of acquiring STIs 6, 7. Cisgender means that your gender identity matches the sex you were assigned at birth.

Lesbians and Bisexual Women

Notes Acknowledgments. In fact, higher rates of heart attack have been reported in lesbians 6, 7. All obstetrician—gynecologists encounter lesbian or bisexual patients, although not all Treating lesbians and bisexual women book will disclose their sexual orientation to their health care providers. Cultural competence In addition to understanding the unique health needs of the LGBT population, physicians can take steps to ensure their LGBT patients feel comfortable in their offices and during appointments, Dr.

Who should see an obstetrician—gynecologist? For additional information, please refer to Committee Opinion No.Lesbians and Bisexual Women Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it Treating lesbians and bisexual women book how highly those voters ranked the book.

Lesbian sexual practices are sexual activities involving women who have sex with women, regardless of their sexual orientation.A woman who has sex with another woman may identify as a lesbian if she is exclusively sexually attracted to women, or bisexual if she is not exclusively sexually attracted to women, or dispense with sexual identification altogether.

Oct 22,  · Why lesbian and bisexual women should see “Suffragette” “That’s his way of being dismissive and, of course, that’s a horrible thing to do and a horrible way of treating them.

They may have been gay, or they may have been sharing a bed because they didn’t have much money and they were traveling through different countries.1. Author(s): Gruskin,Elisabeth Paige Pdf Treating lesbians and bisexual women: challenges and strategies for health professionals/ Elisabeth Paige Gruskin.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, cNov 09,  · Charlotte Dingle is a freelance journalist and recent Master’s graduate who writes for DIVA, Planet Download pdf, Occupy and magicechomusic.com is ex-editor of the Stonewall award-winning g3 magazine for lesbian and bisexual women, and was founding editor of Biscuit, a website for bisexual women which was also nominated for a Stonewall award under her editorship.Lesbian and bisexual women may have or ebook barriers to getting preventive health ebook, and may be at greater risk for certain conditions such as obesity and breast cancer, and have higher rates of smoking, alcohol use, and substance use than heterosexual women.

Lesbian and Bisexual Women – CDC LGBT Health pages; Cancer Facts for Lesbians and Bisexual Women – The American Cancer .