LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning)

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

LGBTQ+ Health Coalition
Provides multidisciplinary, multiregional education, advocacy, and research on on issues relating to LGBT health.

10 Ways to Make Your Health Center More Welcoming for Diverse Students [pdf]

ACHA Brochures for Young Adults 

ACHA Programs

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentThe ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that provides current, relevant, and precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more. Data also includes Impediments to Academic Performance (see "Data Highlights").

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

The College Health LGBT Listserv

Creating Safe Space for GLBTQ Youth: A Toolkit from Advocates for Youth

Cultural Competency and Diversity Websites [pdf]

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)

Primary ACHA Liaison to GLMA
Sharon Glezen, MD 
University of Rochester 
SGlezen@uhs.rochester.edu

Alternate ACHA Liaison to GLMA
Shirley Dinkel, APRN
Washburn University
shirley.dinkel@washburn.edu

GLMA Listserv for the LGBT Nursing Community (must be a member of the group to view and participate)

GLBT National Help Center

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Access Project

Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)

Safe and Supportive Schools Project
From the American Psychological Association and funded by the Division of Adolescent and School Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-DASH)

The Mautner Project
The National Lesbian Health Organization

National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education

Youth Resource
A website that explores issues of concern to GLBTQ youth and provides information and offers support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and advocacy