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Office-Based Care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth

Source: American Academy of Pediatrics
Date Published: 2013

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This comprehensive article includes key definitions, and addresses: gender identity formation, heterosexism, homophobia, and identity formation, national statistics, health disparities for gay, lesbian, and bisexual youth, resilience of LGBTQ youth, health care for sexual minority youth (including making the office teen-friendly, and taking a sexual history), assisting parents of sexual minority youth, and resources for sexual minority youth.

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