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Our health, our say: Towards a feminist perspective of lesbian health psychology.
Although women’s health has been a central concern of feminist psychology, lesbian health has been largely overlooked. Adopting a feminist approach, this article considers the distinctiveness of lesbian health psychology ...
Health Inequalities at the Heart of the Social Work Curriculum
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Efforts to reduce the widening gap between the health and social well-being of people within and between countries have become an urgent priority for politicians and policymakers. The Rio Declaration called on governments ...
Far from mundane: Theorising heterosexism for social work education.
Using human rights based approaches to conceptualise lesbian and bisexual women’s health inequalities
(Wiley Blackwell, 2010)
This article makes a contribution to current debates in human rightsbased approaches to lesbian and bisexual (LB) women’s health. With reference to concepts embodied in the Yogyakarta Principles, it is proposed that the ...
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in Social Work.
(Policy Press, 2015-03)
Inequalities between groups of people are of increasing international concern noted particularly in the work of Michael Marmot. This ground-breaking book is the first to examine inequalities experienced by LGBT people and ...
Invisible no more? Including lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in social work and social care.
Until recently, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people were invisible users of social care; this paper provides an overview of the social and political context which led to this neglect. With the introduction of legislation ...
Getting equal: the implications of new regulations to prohibit sexual orientation discrimination for health and social care
(Radcliffe Publishing, 2007-09-01)
Conceptualising social exclusion and LGBT people: the implications for promoting equity in nursing policy and practice.
Since the early 1980s, there has been increasing recognition that the health of individuals and communities is affected by social disadvantage. Following the election of the New Labour Government in 1997, social exclusion ...