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Affirmations made by Providers

 

Providers listed in GLMA’s Provider Directory have affirmed their agreement with the following statements:

 

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons have a right to competent and sensitive healthcare providers, who understand their unique health concerns and treat them and their families with respect. To be listed in GLMA's Provider Directory, you must affirm the statements below. To learn more about the unique healthcare concerns of LGBT individuals, we encourage you to read GLMA's publication, Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBT Patients.

 

  • I welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families into my practive and offer all health services to patients on an equal basis, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, and other non-medically relevant factors.
  • I believe that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender identities are within the spectrum of normal human experience and are not in themselves pathological, "unnatural," or sinful. I therefore do not promote or support attempts to change patients' sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • I respect the visitation and healthcare decision-making rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients/clients, their unmarried partners, their non-biological children, and any others they may define as family for the purposes of visitation and healthcare decision-making
  • I commit to taking steps to make my practice fully inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons as reflected in written forms, policies and procedures, appropriate training for all clinical and administrative staff, and standardized assessments.
  • I commit to taking steps to learn about the unique health concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families so that I can provide the highest quality care to them.

By putting my initials in the box below, I affirm my commitment to nondiscrimination and creating a welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in my practice, and I agree to GLMA's Terms of Use. Enter initials here: ____



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