Online Program

Sexual Minority Women’s Public Health (Including Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and/or WSW/WSWM)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Joy Messinger, MSW, MPH, CHES

Association Between Being Out About Sexual Orientation to Primary Healthcare Provider and Physical Health Among Sexual Minority Women   
Vanessa Cox, MS, Kimberly Wildes, DrPH, MA, LPC, NCC, Rustin Carter, MD, Vanessa Schick, PhD and Melissa H. Stigler, PhD
Deciding to disclose: Predictors of coming out to health care providers among young sexual minority women   
Emily J. Youatt, MPH, Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Lisa H. Harris, MD, PhD, Nancy K. Janz, Ph.D and José A. Bauermeister, MPH, PhD
Female sexual orientation differences in contraceptive choices and utilization   
Brittany Charlton, ScD, Stacey Missmer, ScD, Amy DiVasta, MD, MMSc, Margaret Rosario, PhD and S. Bryn Austin, ScD
Discrepancies in reporting of mental illness among foreign-born lesbian and bisexual women   
Tongtan Chantarat, MPH, CLC, Maysoun Freij, PhD, MPH, Linda Weiss, PhD and Lindsey Realmuto, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals
Endorsed by: Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Women's Caucus, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)