There are many Boston-based organizations that are available to you, loved ones and to future patients.
This list is not exhaustive. please email firstname.lastname@example.org with recommendations.
Self-Advocacy: What is it?
Self-advocacy means speaking up for yourself, being empowered and in control of making your own decisions about your life, learning how to get information so you can understand things that are of interest to you, knowing your rights and responsibilities, developing self-determination, the freedom to live as you choose and make decisions on your own. You know yourself better than anyone else knows you.
Do Ask, Do Tell: Talking to your health care provider about being LGBT+
This PDF Brochure can help you think about:
Self-Advocacy is a lifelong skill that all individuals need to continue to build. Tips, provided by Medical Home Portal, can help you develop successful self-advocacy skills: