While many providers don’t get much training in working with LGBTQ patients, there is quite a lot of information out there about the particular issues faced by LGBTQ people and ways to make your practice more culturally competent, comfortable, and affirming.

The information listed below will get you started. Check out our Research page for more Missouri specific information. And, when you’re ready, we invite you to join the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Safe Provider List, to establish yourself as a committed partner in achieving better health outcomes and better lives for LGBTQ people.


Training for Your Office – Missouri LGBT Health Access Network
Creating a Welcoming Environment – GLMA

Guide for Effective Communication
Primary Care Protocol for Transgender Care
Fenway Institute Resources
LGBT Inclusion in Healthcare                                                                                                                                            Guidelines for Transgender Care