Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations

  title={Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations},
  author={Gender Diverse Populations},
political, and legal status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and other sexual and gender diverse (LGBTQI+) populations. In 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to explore what is currently known about LGBTQI+ populations. The resulting report, Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations, highlights the need for attention to the social and structural inequities that drive disparities affecting sexual and… 

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        University of Virginia; MARTÍN-JOSÉ SEPÚLVEDA (Cochair), Health Systems and Policy Research, IBM Corporation (retired)

        • Department of Psychology, and Center for Children, Families, and the Law