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Lgbt People Cancer

'Everyone' Doesn't Always Mean Me

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 05.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

I often interact with mainstream cancer groups, and when I do, I bring up the underserved and invisible LGBT community. "Oh, don't worry," they always say in that reassuring voice. "Our organization and our services are meant for everyone." Really?

For LGBT Americans, Silence On Cancer Is Not An Option

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 04.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

Not only do LGBT people have higher cancer risks and lower screening rates, but our experience of cancer is partly determined by being members of a sexual and gender minority group.