Overview of LGBT Health Disparities

Students will review the historical development of LGBT health focus area. The impact of stigma and disparity on the health of populations will be explored. An overview, by systems, of conditions of greater prevalence among LGB and/or T populations will be presented and discussed. Students will develop a greater understanding of the health disparities among LGBT populations and develop critical thinking skills regarding the impact of marginalization on the health and wellbeing of subpopulations, using LGBT populations as a model.

Number of Credits

3

Anthony Silvestre, Ronald Stahl, Nina Markovic

Course Term

Fall

Course Category

Category C: Cultural Antagonisms and Cultural Crises

Course Year

2017