LGBT Population Overview
This toolkit provides information and resources to researchers working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations. The full toolkit is available, along with each section individually.
A description of the history of research with the population, along with special considerations for working with the LGBT population
Links to articles describing best practices for providing healthcare and conducting research with the LGBT population
Links to sources of data about the LGBT population
A description of the issues related to ethics and regulations within the LGBT population, including submitting to the IRB
Key considerations for bringing LGBT people into a study and retaining them
Links to existing outreach materials targeting the LGBT population
National and local organizations working on issues related to the LGBT population
Investigators at UIC, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago conducting research with the LGBT population
Links to surveys and other measuring tools specifically made or tailored for the LGBT population
Links to funding opportunities from the NIH and other organizations to conduct research with the LGBT population
Resources to community groups and individuals who would like to get involved with LGBT research
This section helps research teams evaluate how ready they are to work with the the LGBT population.