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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) Resource Guide: Health Information

This guide provides users with key words for catalog searches, links to free credible online resources, links to local support groups, a list of important works on the topics, as well as pages of LGBTQIA literature by genre.

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LGBTQIA+ Friendly Health Organizations

AIDS Healthcare Foundation image link AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is a global nonprofit organization providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to over 1,000,000 people in 43 countries. We are currently the largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the U.S. AHF funds its mission to rid the world of AIDS through a network of pharmacies, thrift stores, healthcare contracts and other strategic partnerships.
AHF Pharmacy image link At AHF Pharmacy our clinically trained pharmacists partner with you to provide personalized and convenient one-stop services that enhance your quality of life. We care about your well-being and hope to take care of you for years to come.
American Psychological Association image link The American Psychological Association is increasing the understanding of gender identity, sexual orientation, lesbian and gay parenting, heterosexual bias and more through publications, policy statements, programs and other resources.
Avita image link Avita is a national pharmacy services organization that unlocks the full potential of health for patients with unique health needs and for our covered entity partners. In addition to being a full-service pharmacy, our team has deep expertise in HIV, PrEP, STI, and LGBTQ+ care.
The Body image link The Body has reliably published vital HIV-related information, news, support, and personal perspectives. We exist to educate the public and serve the HIV community by providing accurate, clear information on all aspects of the HIV epidemic.
Broward House image link The mission of Broward House is to improve the quality of life for individuals impacted with chronic health challenges, including HIV, by providing pathways to wellness. We welcome people of all backgrounds, genders, races and sexual orientations. We serve individuals with no income and no insurance as well as individuals who are fully insured and have income. Our goals are simple: to support the health and stability of each individual who walks through our door with a plan unique to their goals.
Care Resource image link Care Resource is a nonprofit organization and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with four (4) locations located in Midtown Miami, Little Havana, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale. We provide comprehensive health and support services to address the full health care needs of our pediatric, adolescent and adult populations. Through education, prevention, research, care and treatment and support services, Care Resource improves upon the health and overall quality of life of our diverse South Florida communities in need.
CDC image link The CDC recognizes that people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic statuses, and from all parts of the United States. The perspectives and needs of LGBT people should be routinely considered in public health efforts to improve the overall health of every person and eliminate health disparities.
COLORS LGBTQ Counseling Services image link COLORS’ mission is to ensure that LGBTQ+ identified youth have the mental health support they need in order to walk into their adulthood affirmed in their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and are able to achieve their full potential while supporting strong and productive relationships with their families, partners and other community members.
Compass image link Compass' mission is to engage, empower and enrich the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people and those impacted by HIV and AIDS.
GLMA image link GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments. To achieve this mission, GLMA utilizes the scientific expertise of its diverse multidisciplinary membership to inform and drive advocacy, education, and research.
HHS image link HHS works to ensure that LGBTQ+ people, their families, and communities receive equal access to health services by providing enhanced resources for LGBTQ+ health issues; developing better information regarding LGBTQ+ health needs; and working to close the LGBTQ+ health disparities gap that currently exists.
Latinos Salud image link Latinos Salud was founded in 2008 to create a safe space for Latino gay guys and their partners to find friends, support and resources. All of our program staff members are bilingual, and all are certified test counselors, in addition to facilitating other specific programs.
LGBT HealthLink image link

LGBT HealthLink, a program of CenterLink, is a community-driven national network of experts and professionals enhancing LGBT health by reducing health disparities within our communities.  We provide capacity building to prepare and link both LGBT community-based organizations and public health systems to work collaboratively to impact and reduce health disparities within LGBT communities.

Metro Inclusive Health image link Metro Inclusive Health offers over 100 health and wellness services in a state-of-the-art setting and via TeleHealth, for the most centralized approach to your health. From Primary and HIV Care, to Behavioral Health and Community Programming, all are welcome. Find out how using your normal insurance copay for appointments and prescriptions can help deliver services to un-or-underinsured individuals all across our Tampa Bay Community.
National Alliance on Mental Illness image link NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The Poverello Center image link The Poverello Center, Inc. provides nutritious food, services and basic living essentials with the highest degree of understanding, respect and love for individuals living with critical and chronic illnesses Including HIV, in South Florida.
Whitman-Walker health image link

At Whitman-Walker, we see you. To us, this means that regardless of how or why you came to us, we will welcome you with open arms and treat you with the dignity, respect and love that you deserve.   Since 1973, Whitman-Walker has been a place where people can just be themselves without fear of judgment or retribution. We have provided care with patience, kindness, humility and as much empathy as humanly possible. Each day, we recommit to those principles and to you.  We stand by your side. We See You.

Libguide created by Jennifer Vargas, Instructional Assistant II
In collaboration with Nerys Torralbas, Associate Instructor & Angel Hernandez, Learning Resources Professional