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LGBTQIA+ Health and Cultural Competency

LGBTQIA+ health & cultural competency resources for healthcare providers.

PubMed & MeSH Terms

In addition to searching PubMed using keywords, try using MeSH to focus your search. 

 
  • Common Terms
  • MeSH Terms
  • MeSH Subheadings
  • MeSH Examples
  • Lesbian
  • Gay female/woman
  • Queer female/woman
  • "Homosexuality, Female"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 1995
  • Entry Terms:
    • Female Homosexuality
    • Lesbianism
    • Lesbians
    • Lesbian
  • epidemiology
  • ethnology
  • etiology
  • genetics
  • history
  • physiology
  • psychology
  • statistics and numerical data

"Homosexuality, Female/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

  • Gay male/man
  • Queer male/man
  • "Homosexuality, Male"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 1995
  • Entry Terms:
    • Male Homosexuality
  • epidemiology
  • ethnology
  • etiology
  • genetics
  • history
  • physiology
  • psychology
  • statistics and numerical data

"Homosexuality, Male/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

  • Bisexual
  • Bisexuality
  • Bi
  • "Bisexuality"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 1988
  • Entry Terms:
    • Bisexuals
    • Bisexual
  •     classification
  •     drug effects
  •     epidemiology
  •     ethics
  •     ethnology
  •     history
  •     physiology
  •     psychology
  •     statistics and numerical data
  • "bisexuality/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]
  • Transgender
  • Transperson
  • Transman
  • Transwoman
  • Trans
  • "Transgender Persons"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 2016 (2013)
  • Entry Terms:
    • Person, Transgender
    • Persons, Transgender
    • Transgender Person
    • Transgenders
    • Transgender
    • Transgendered Persons
    • Person, Transgendered
    • Persons, Transgendered
    • Transgendered Person
    • Intersex Persons
    • Intersex Person
    • Person, Intersex
    • Persons, Intersex
    • Transsexual Persons
    • Person, Transsexual
    • Persons, Transsexual
    • Transsexual Person
  • "Transsexualism"[Mesh]
  • Year introduced: 1968
  • Entry Terms
    • Transsexualisms
  • "Health Services for Transgender Persons"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 2016 (2013)
  •     classification
  •     drug effects
  •     epidemiology
  •     ethics
  •     ethnology
  •     history
  •     physiology
  •     psychology
  •     statistics and numerical data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Transgender Persons/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

  • LGBTQ
  • LGBT 
  • Queer
  • "Sexual and Gender Minorities"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 2018
  • Entry Terms
    • Non-Heterosexuals
    • Non Heterosexuals
    • Non-Heterosexual
    • Sexual Dissidents
    • Dissident, Sexual
    • Dissidents, Sexual
    • Sexual Dissident
    • GLBT Persons
    • GLBT Person
    • Person, GLBT
    • Persons, GLBT
    • GLBTQ Persons
    • GLBTQ Person
    • Person, GLBTQ
    • Persons, GLBTQ
    • LGBT Persons
    • LGBT Person
    • Person, LGBT
    • Persons, LGBT
    • LGBTQ Persons
    • LGBTQ Person
    • Person, LGBTQ
    • Persons, LGBTQ
    • Lesbigay Persons
    • Lesbigay Person
    • Person, Lesbigay
    • Persons, Lesbigay
    • Non-Heterosexual Persons
    • Non Heterosexual Persons
    • Non-Heterosexual Person
    • Person, Non-Heterosexual
    • Sexual Minorities
    • Minorities, Sexual
    • Minority, Sexual
    • Sexual Minority
    • LBG Persons
    • LBG Person
    • Person, LBG
    • Persons, LBG
    • Gays
    • Gay
    • Men Who Have Sex With Men
    • Gender Minorities
    • Gender Minority
    • Minorities, Gender
    • Minority, Gender
    • Lesbians
    • Lesbian
    • Women Who Have Sex With Women
    • Bisexuals
    • Bisexual
    • Homosexuals
    • Homosexual
    • Queers
    • Queer
  • "Homosexuality"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 1966
  • Entry Terms
    • Homosexuals
    • Homosexual
    • Queers
    • Queer
    • Gays
    • Gay
    • Homosexuality, Ego-Dystonic
    • Ego-Dystonic Homosexuality
    • Homosexuality, Ego Dystonic
  • classification
  • education
  • history
  • legislation and jurisprudence
  • organization and administration
  • psychology
  • statistics and numerical data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • analysis
  • blood
  • chemically induced
  • classification
  • complications
  • diagnosis
  • drug effects
  • drug therapy
  • epidemiology
  • ethics
  • ethnology
  • etiology
  • genetics
  • history
  • immunology
  • legislation and jurisprudence
  • metabolism
  • microbiology
  • organization and administration
  • physiology
  • physiopathology
  • prevention and control
  • psychology
  • rehabilitation
  • statistics and numerical data
  • surgery
  • therapy
  • urine

"Sexual and Gender Minorities/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Homosexuality/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

Intersex
  • "Disorders of Sex Development"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 2011 (1966)
  • Entry Terms:
    • Disorders of Sexual Development
    • Sexual Development Disorders
    • Sexual Development Disorder
    • Sex Development Disorders
    • Sex Development Disorder
    • Ambiguous Genitalia
    • Genitalia, Ambiguous
    • Genital Ambiguity
    • Ambiguities, Genital
    • Ambiguity, Genital
    • Genital Ambiguities
    • Intersex Conditions
    • Condition, Intersex
    • Conditions, Intersex
    • Intersex Condition
    • Pseudohermaphroditism
    • Sex Differentiation Disorders
    • Differentiation Disorder, Sex
    • Differentiation Disorders, Sex
    • Disorder, Sex Differentiation
    • Disorders, Sex Differentiation
    • Sex Differentiation Disorder
    • Sexual Differentiation Disorders
    • Differentiation Disorder, Sexual
    • Differentiation Disorders, Sexual
    • Disorder, Sexual Differentiation
    • Disorders, Sexual Differentiation
    • Sexual Differentiation Disorder
    • Hermaphroditism
    • Intersexuality
    • Intersexualities
  • "Transgender Persons"[Mesh]
  • Year Introduced: 2016 (2013)
  • Entry Terms:
    • Person, Transgender
    • Persons, Transgender
    • Transgender Person
    • Transgenders
    • Transgender
    • Transgendered Persons
    • Person, Transgendered
    • Persons, Transgendered
    • Transgendered Person
    • Intersex Persons
    • Intersex Person
    • Person, Intersex
    • Persons, Intersex
    • Transsexual Persons
    • Person, Transsexual
    • Persons, Transsexual
    • Transsexual Person
  • abnormalities
  • adverse effects
  • analysis
  • anatomy and histology
  • blood
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • chemically induced
  • chemistry
  • classification
  • complications
  • congenital
  • cytology
  • diagnosis
  • diagnostic imaging
  • diet therapy
  • drug effects
  • drug therapy
  • economics
  • embryology
  • enzymology
  • epidemiology
  • ethnology
  • etiology
  • genetics
  • history
  • immunology
  • legislation and jurisprudence
  • metabolism
  • methods
  • microbiology
  • mortality
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • parasitology
  • pathology
  • pharmacology
  • physiology
  • physiopathology
  • prevention and control
  • psychology
  • radiotherapy
  • rehabilitation
  • secondary
  • secretion
  • statistics and numerical data
  • surgery
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • ultrastructure
  • urine
  • veterinary
  • virology
"Disorders of Sex Development/statistics and numerical data"[Mesh] AND "Delivery of Health Care"[Mesh]

This table was adapted with permission from the UNC Health Sciences Library LGBTQI Health Research & Practice library guide.