Creating an LGBTQ-friendly practice
Physicians who create an environment where all patients feel welcome can better meet their patients' often complex health care needs.
Communicating with LGBTQ patients
Get to know the LGBTQ population using a series of free learning modules from the Fenway Institute.
Transgender prisoners have fundamental right to appropriate care
In legal battle over transgender health, physicians say that when clinical intervention is required, it should be available in all settings.
Exclusionary bathroom policies harm transgender students
Transgender students’ health, safety and well-being is jeopardized when they’re forced to use bathrooms that don’t match gender identity, physicians say.
AMA statement on Pentagon's ban on transgender in military
As Pentagon's ban on transgender in military goes into effect, AMA says no medical basis for referring to gender transition as a “deficiency."
Supreme Court looks to AMA for guidance in big health care cases
The AMA’s input has helped shape rulings on everything from alcoholism and transgender rights to medical privacy and the Affordable Care Act.
Advocating for the LGBTQ community
Review issue briefs and talking point that focus on topics impacting the LGBTQ community, including conversion therapy, gender-affirming care and access to public utilities.