Annotated Bibliography

Dean, Laura, et al. “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns.” Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Asssociation, vol. 4, no. 3, 2000, pp. 101–151., glma.org/_data/n_0001/resources/live/Columbia-GLMA%20White%20Paper.pdf.

Laura Dean, MEd and her colleagues are well established medical practitioners for GLMA in New York that wrote a journal displaying the medical findings of gay and lesbian patients and the stigmas that come with that. The evidence provided form the journal is shown through statistics and data derived from observation of patients. The purpose of this journal is to shed light on the difficulties that gay and lesbian patients deal with in medical terms and convey to the reader the amount of delicacy that needs to be applied in the area of study. The audience for this journal would be other medical practitioners of the field. The journal would help people who are researching the medical side of the LGBT community and the extent to which they are trying to help out the community.

GLMA – GLMA Home Page, glma.org/index.cfm?nodeid=1.

The Gay & Lesbian Medical Association is a well established medical organization working to help create medical equality for the LGBT community. This website offers many publications and resources for research concerning the medical practices by and for the LGBT community. The purpose of this website is to assist any LGBT individual who needs any sort of medical assistance from sex education to medical examinations. The intended audience of the website is LGBT community members that are looking for medical help or advice. This information provided on the website is useful to anyone who is researching into the medical side of the LGBT community.