See, most people understand gender, sex and sexuality in the context of an imposed binary system. Depression, substance abuse and intimate partner violence are more common in lesbian and bisexual women and should be screened and treated appropriately. Group 9 Created with Sketch. I am glad you found it useful! There are no known physiologic differences between lesbians and heterosexual women. This opened my eyes to things I never really thought about. My only critique is that you left out transmen of any sexuality who also need to go to the gyno but are scared too because they are queer.
These risk factors are associated with breast cancer and ovarian cancer but more research is needed to determine actual differences in prevalence rates of breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
I also really enjoyed your recent photos of Fanny Pak. Microsoft Word does not recognize the word heteronormativity. Jaspan said that, often times, many lesbians and bi women are subjected to uncomfortable conversations with their health-care provider when asked about sexual activity, birth control and pregnancy. Resources American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Obviously, the answer varies greatly. If the patient does not answer these questions, she can be asked in person.