General Health Resources
National Women’s Health Information Center: This website and toll-free call center were created to provide FREE, reliable health information for women on topic areas like heart disease, disabilities and pregnancy.Web: www.4women.gov.
Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative: The Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative is a large lesbian health organization in the Southeastern United States. They provide services, education, outreach, and advocacy for lesbians who have been diagnosed with disease and for those who are committed to living healthier lives. Web: www.thehealthinitiative.org.
Medline Plus: A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health – Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Health: Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals have special health concerns besides the usual ones that affect most men and women. On this page you’ll find information about these specific health issues.. Web: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/gaylesbianandtransgenderhealth.html.
MedLine Plus: Go Local: A service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Provides an online referral service for finding local resources for health-related issues. Web: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/golocal/topicmap_261.html.
Lesbian Health Research Center: The Lesbian Health Research Center is dedicated to improving the health of lesbians, bisexual women, transgender people, and families. Their website has a collection of information ranging from access to care to care of elders.. Web: www.lesbianhealthinfo.org/index.html.
Go Ask Alice: A health question-and-answer internet resource that works to provide readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.. Web: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu.
Lesbian and Bisexual Health Concerns: Health is a Lesbian Issue. So many women’s health resources are geared toward heterosexual women. These pages will provide lesbian specific health resources. Web: lesbianlife.about.com/od/lesbianhealth/Lesbian_and_Bisexual_Health_Concerns.htm
Curve: Coming Out to Your Gym: Web: www.curvemag.com/Detailed/11.html.
Myths and Facts about Domestic Violence: Web: lesbianlife.about.com/od/lesbianhealth/a/DVFactsMyths.htm.
Domestic Violence Resources: Web: lesbianlife.about.com/od/lesbianhealth/a/DVResources.htm.
HIV/AIDS: Web: www.datehookup.com/content-the-aids-resource-list.htm
Breast Self Exam Demonstration: Web: www.komen.org/bse