LGBTQ+ and Addiction: Causes, Resources and Treatment

Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.

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Intersex-Affirming Hospital Policy Gude

“Historically we’ve been a demographic that has not been consulted about our own care.”

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth, Lambda Legal, and Proskauer Rose LLP have released the nation’s first intersex-affirming hospital policy guide, offering concrete steps for medical providers to provide sensitive, non-discriminatory care to intersex patients. “Intersex” describes up to 1.7% of the population born with natural variations in chromosomes, hormones, or genitalia that transcend an outdated understanding of biological sex as a male/female binary.

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Toolkit for Trans Employers

When people go through a gender transition while on-the-job, the whole work team transitions with them. Watch and listen to transgender employees and professionals bring the issues to life as they talk about making workplaces more transgender inclusive. The HRC Foundation’s “Transgender Inclusion in the Workplace: A Toolkit for Employers” provides practical guidance in creating a more inclusive workplace for transgender and gender non-conforming employees.