Pride Initiative

The mission of Capital Health’s Pride Initiative is to integrate practices and policies that provide equitable health care to all patients regardless of sexual orientation, gender, race or religion. We strive to provide a safe and inclusive environment for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees, patients and visitors.

Capital Health upholds a model of equality and respect for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community. Our goals include:

  • Providing a welcoming environment for LGBTQ clients, consumers, patients and staff
  • Offer training opportunities to all Capital Health staff to serve the LGBTQ community
  • Participate in Pride Initiative efforts that are community-focused and visible to the public

LGBTQ Community Health Resources

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality

GLMA provides four different flyers listing the “Top Ten Issues to Discuss with Your Healthcare Provider” for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender persons.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has two LGBTQ-specific flyers available for download.

How Can I Quit Smoking?

How Can I Handle the Stress of Not Smoking?

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society has three LGBTQ-specific brochures available for download.

Tobacco and the LGBTQ Community

Cancer Facts for Gay and Bisexual Men

Cancer Facts for Lesbians and Bisexual Women

Spanish Versions

Datos sobre el cancer para hombres homosexuales y bisexuals

Datos sobre el cancer para las lesbianas y mujeres bisexuales

Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Greater than AIDS

HIV/AIDS Resource Guide