Health care for lesbians and bisexual women
the best health care, you need more than just expert medical providers, you need
to feel completely comfortable talking to your doctor about everything that can
impact your health. You can do that at
the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, where you’ll never feel embarrassed or
know that, in general, lesbians:
more likely to have risk factors for breast cancer?
higher risks for certain types of gynecological cancers?
higher rates of dependence on alcohol and recreational drugs?
more likely to be overweight, contributing to heart issues?
you meet with the Center’s medical providers, who include female physicians and
nurses, we encourage you to speak openly and honestly about all risk factors—knowing
that your confidentiality will be protected—so we can provide you the best care
also have the benefit of knowing that our providers all work together as one
team and under one roof, so if you need counseling, your doctor can consult
with a Center therapist about your situation, just as they can consult with
Center pharmacists, nutritionists, and other relevant staff about your unique
never just a medical record number at the Center.