Health Care Disparities In The LGBT Population: Article Analysis

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After reading the article “Addressing Health Care Disparities in the LGBT population”, I was so shocked and speechless. Honestly, I did not have an awareness of the health care disparities experienced by the LGBT population. To me, it is a disgrace to read in this day and age that human beings are experiencing health care inequalities by their health care providers simply because of their sexual preferences. As a nurse, I feel that it is of high importance to highlight and address these issues because as stated in the article not only can the LBGT negative experience and stigma have detrimental effects (depression and suicidal ideation) on this population, it can prevent them from ever seeking care regardless of the illness. Thus, hindering

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