Magic City Wellness Center, MCWC

LGBTQ Health Disparities

Living in a world that still finds LGBT issues complicated can cause stress, stigma, and discrimination.  These can have real effects on our health.  Simply being gay, bi, or transgender doesn't cause health problems - but society's slow progress towards full acceptance can.   It's the goal of MCWC to improve the health, safety, and well-being of LGBTQ individuals in our area.  Important topics to discuss with providers are listed below.

For Gay & Bi Men:

  • HIV/AIDS & Safe Sex

  • Substance Use

  • Depression/Anxiety

  • Hepatitis Immunization

  • STDs

  • Prostate, Testicular, and Colon Cancer

  • Alcohol

  • Tobacco

  • Fitness

  • Anal Papilloma

 

 

For Lesbian & Bi Women:

  • Breast Cancer

  • Depression/Anxiety

  • Heart Health

  • Gynecological Care

  • Fitness

  • Tobacco

  • Alcohol

  • Substance Use

  • Domestic Violence

  • Osteoporosis

For Transgender Persons:

  • Access to Health Care

  • Health History

  • Hormones

  • Cardiovascular Health

  • Cancer

  • STDs and Safe Sex

  • Alcohol and Tobacco

  • Depression/Anxiety

  • Injectable Silicone

  • Fitness