Tag Archive | The Williams Institute

Elderly LGBT – Isolation, HIV memories hit hard in lockdowns

Elderly LGBT – Isolation, HIV memories hit hard in lockdowns

As lockdowns are imposed around the world to stop the spread of coronavirus, LGBT+ groups are scrambling to support older members of their community, who are more likely to live alone and suffer from poor health than their heterosexual peers. With community centres and other face-to-face services forced to shut from Mexico City to New […]

US: Some 4.5 percent of US adults identify as LGBT – study

US: Some 4.5 percent of US adults identify as LGBT – study

(Reuters) – An estimated 4.5 percent of US adults identify as LGBT, and they tend to be younger and poorer than the population at large, according to an analysis of polling data released on Tuesday. The Williams Institute at the at the UCLA School of Law examined previously released results from the Gallup Daily Tracking […]

US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

US doctors don’t know how to care for transgender patients – study

(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the US are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients, and 79 percent were willing […]