Being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is not a disease. There are still a few organizations—which most doctors and scholars would likely consider part of the fringes of medicine—that challenge this view.
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We identified the existence of procedures and policies available for identifying LGBT-competent health care physicians and assessed the presence of programs that focus on enhancing physician competency around LGBT health. It opens the door for educating the patient about the risks associated with each act and how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.