Clean hands save lives…including LGBT lives! In fact, there is a whole day (October 15, Global Hand Washing Day) dedicated to raising awareness about the health benefits of hand washing. LGBT or not, washing or sanitizing your hands is one of the most important preventive measures you can take to support your immune system, and protect yourself from getting sick and/or spreading illness to others.
For more information on LGBTQ health issues visit Rainbow Access Initiative and choose from the menu options on the left side. Of particular interest might be the section on obtaining the services of culturally-competent health providers – it explains why special attention is needed for LGBTQ healthcare in the first place.
For more information on spititual health for LGBTQ visit CWAC’s website or click on the “email us” button and contact me. CWAC’s anti-heterosexist, anti-racist stand for spiritual justice might just provide the safe place you’re looking for.