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For questions about your Moodle course, please contact your Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) workshop instructors:

Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
Network Librarian
Greater Midwest Region

Nora Franco, MSIS
Consumer Health Librarian
Pacific Southwest Region

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This page is a resource for those who take Beyond the Binary Moodle class. If you have some favorite resources that should belong, please let us know.

For Participants

These pages were developed to support the Beyond the Binary class.The following resources are those covered during your Moodle class as well as additional resources. You can explore by topic using the guide tabs on the top of this page.

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If you have questions related to your workshop or course please contact your course instructor.

Covid-19 and LGBTQIA+

AMA YouTube Health: Prioritizing Equity: LGBTQ Voices 18 June 2020

Measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on trans health & trans health care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the primary resource for up-to-date information regarding COVID-19. In times of disaster or emergencies, SGM populations have specific needs because of health disparities. Here are a few resources with information on COVID19 and LGBTQIA+ populations -

National LGBT Cancer Network Coronavirus 2019 Information

National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center

Out of sight, out of mind? Transgender people in humanitarian emergencies.Out of sight, out of mind? Transgender people in humanitarian emergencies.​ March 31, 2020

Beyond Binary: (Re)Defining “Gender” for 21st Century Disaster Risk Reduction Research, Policy, and Practice

Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) for LGBTQ+ Youth COVID-19 Resource Guides

The Fenway Institute Coronavirus, COVID-19, and Considerations for People Living with HIV and LGBTQIA+ People Policy Brief