How Can I Find LGBTQQ Positive Sexual Health Services?

Getting queer positive sexual health services can sometimes be hard. Many people aren't comfortable telling their doctors that they are LGBTQQLesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning because of homophobia and transphobia, or because of issues of confidentiality.

When you are looking for sexual health services or information, it’s best to look first at organizations that are LGBTQQ-positive. You can figure out if a sexual health center or organization is LGBTQQ positive by checking their website, or just asking on the phone before you visit.

How Can I Find LGBTQQ Positive Sexual Health Services?

Rainbow Health Ontario

You can search their online database of LGBTQQ services across Ontario. They also have a lot of good sexual health info for LGBTQQ youth.

AIDS & Sexual Health Info Line

You can call them at 1-800-668-2437 to ask about LGBTQQ services in your city or town. You can sk to speak to someone in your own language. This is a province-wide service across Ontario.

LGBT Youth Line

You can call them at 1-800-268-9688 and ask about LGBTQQ sexual health services near you. You can stay anonymous, which means you don’t need to give your name or other personal information. They also have an online database that you can check.

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<p>Getting <a class="glossary-term" href="/glossary/term/119"><span>queer</span></a><span class="hovertip">Historically this has been a negative term for homosexuality and gender variance. More recently, the term has been reclaimed by the LGBTQ movement to refer to itself. The definition of queer continues to be debated among communities, activists and queer theorists.</span> positive sexual health services can sometimes be hard. Many people<strong> aren't comfortable telling their doctors </strong>that they are <a class="glossary-term" href="/glossary/term/118"><span>LGBTQQ</span></a><span class="hovertip">Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning</span> because of homophobia and transphobia, or because of issues of confidentiality.</p>
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