LGBT Health Matters – new online video resource from The Diversity Trust
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans) Health Matters is a short film aimed at health care professionals. The purpose of the film is to increase awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) people’s experiences accessing health care and to increase access to health care for LGBT communities.
This film has been commissioned by CVS South Gloucestershire in partnership with the Diversity Trust and the Therapeutic Media Company.
Funding for the film was has been made available through the former South Gloucestershire LGBT Forum and South Gloucestershire Council Health Inequalities Small Grant scheme.
The filmmakers are grateful to the many people who have participated in the making of the film including the Director of Public Health, GPs and other healthcare workers; and particularly grateful to the LGBT people have given some very personal accounts of their experiences.
“This is such a well made and useful film. I will definitely use it with, and recommend it to, my social work students as the messages cut across many professions.” Michele Winter, Independent Social Worker and Teacher/Trainer