Discrimination in LGBTQIA+ Health Care

Discrimination in LGBTQIA+ Health Care

Navigating the health care system isn’t easy. With complicated insurance terms, overworked doctors and year-long wait times to get appointments, seeing your doctor can be challenging. This difficulty increases tenfold for specific marginalized communities — such as the LGBTQIA+ community.

LGBTQIA+ patients face blatant discrimination in health care, including access to fewer providers and uninformed doctors. To reach a place of equitable health care for LGBTQIA+ individuals, much work still needs to be done. Proper training for doctors and medical staff and putting laws in place that protect the rights of LGBTQIA+ privacy are some ways health care can be improved.

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