Health Care Without Shame: A Handbook for the Sexually Diverse and Their Caregivers
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Health Care Without Shame: A Handbook for the Sexually Diverse and Their Caregivers

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Too often, people with alternative sexualities -- the gay, lesbian, transgendered, or bisexual; the non-monogamous or kinky -- have trouble finding competent, understanding care for their mental and physical health.

Now, Dr. Charles Moser, one of the nation's leading authorities on sexuality-related medicine, has created a comprehensive guidebook for anyone who's ever stru...more
Paperback, First Edition, 126 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Greenery Press
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Besha
May 03, 2011 Besha rated it 5 of 5 stars
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This book is really excellent. My only, very minor, complaint is that the author suggests that people should be clean for exams; definitely don’t smell like BO, but I’d add the caveat that women should never douche before pelvic exams. A lot of women seem to think it’s necessary, but vaginal flora are crucial for diagnosis.

The book starts with a story about a client who told the author that his abdominal scar was from an appendectomy. When he turned up with appendicitis symptoms, the doctor did...more
HeavyReader
Jun 21, 2007 HeavyReader rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: the sexually diverse and all caregivers
Shelves: health-medical, queer
This slim volume is a must-read for any "sexually diverse" person who wants to learn how to advocate medically for him/her/hirself. It is also a must-read for all healthcare providers, whether or not they think they have sexually diverse clients.

This is an important book.
Noel
I recommend this book to any healthcare professional working with a sexually diverse patient census.
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