Searching note for GLBTI in PubMed: New Bolding Feature on Mapped Terms
"Lesbian" maps to ("homosexuality, female"[MeSH Terms] OR ("homosexuality"[All Fields] AND "female"[All Fields]) OR "female homosexuality"[All Fields] OR "lesbian"[All Fields]). The mapped terms will then be bolded in the results.
"Gay" as a search term now maps to: "homosexuality, male"[MeSH Terms] OR ("homosexuality"[All Fields] AND "male"[All Fields]) OR "male homosexuality"[All Fields] OR "gay"[All Fields]
Search the MeSH database for other specific terms. "Transgender" and "intersex" are not MeSH Subject Headings, but "sex differentiation disorders," "transsexualism" and "gender identity" are. "Transgender*" returns: "transgender[All Fields] OR transgender/questioning[All Fields] OR transgender/transsexual[All Fields] OR transgender/transsexual/queer[All Fields] OR transgendered[All Fields] OR transgenderism[All Fields] OR transgenderists[All Fields] OR transgenders[All Fields]
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Lesbian Health Fund Call for Submissions
The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality, was established in 1992 to define, study, and educate lesbians and their health care providers about lesbian health issues. LHF’s mission is to improve the health of lesbians, other sexual minority women (SMW) and theirfamilies through research.
Research areas include:
- Understanding social, family, and interpersonal influences as sources of stress or support
- Eliminating inequalities in health care, including barriers to care, and improving quality of care and utilization rates
- Development and testing of interventions to address mental and physical health needs of lesbians and other SMW, including but not limited to depression, identity related issues, eating disorders, substance abuse, obesity, cancer risks, cardiovascular disease and sexually transmitted infections
- Sexual and reproductive health, including family & parenting issues
The deadlines for receipt of applications are May 15 and October 15: http://bit.ly/TL6Wzw
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