Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

By: Shanker, Adrian

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Brand new. Photo is of actual item. Trade paperback binding. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.LGBT people pervasively experience health disparities, affecting every part of their bodies and lives. Yet many are still grappling to understand the mutually reinforcing health care challenges that lead to worsened health outcomes. Bodies and Barriers informs health care professionals, students in health professions, policymakers, and fellow activists about these challenges, providing insights and a road map for action that could improve queer health.Through artfully articulated, data-informed essays by twenty-six well-known and emerging queer activists?including Alisa Bowman, Jack Harrison-Quintana, Liz Margolies, Robyn Ochs, Sean Strub, Justin Sabia-Tanis, Ryan Thoreson, Imani Woody, and more?Bodies and Barriers illuminates the health challenges LGBT people experience throughout their lives and challenges conventional wisdom about health care delivery. It probes deeply into the roots of the disparities faced by those in the LGBT community and provides crucial information to fight for health equity and better health outcomes.The contributors to Bodies and Barriers look for tangible improvements, drawing from the history of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and from struggles against health care bias and discrimination. At a galvanizing moment when LGBT people have experienced great strides in lived equality, but our health as a community still lags, here is an indispensable blueprint for change by some of the most passionate and important health activists in the LGBT movement today.


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LGBT people pervasively experience health disparities, yet many are still grappling to understand th

Title: Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Author Name: Shanker, Adrian

Categories: Gay & Lesbian Studies,

Publisher: PM Press:

ISBN Number: 162963784X

ISBN Number 13: 9781629637846

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: SKU1046126