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Queer health

an umbrella term referring to the various topics and issues relating to the health and well-being of LGBTQIA+ people. Queer people face significant challenges compared to their cishet peers in regards to certain health considerations and health disparities.

It also covers the wide array of services Queer people may need, for example, specialist services for transgender individuals, as well as mental health services and community services that are built to include Queer-identified individuals – for example, mental health services and domestic violence services that take into account the added challenges and considerations needed when dealing with Queer-identified people.

Originally published: 7th December, 2020
Last modified: 7th December, 2020