Health and Wellness

Get LGBTQIA+ friendly information about wellness, sexual health, and mental health care.

For current students, there are an array of health services available to you through the Student Health And Wellness (SHAW) Center. This includes trans-inclusive care, such as hormone replacement therapy and voice training. Visit the SHAW website for more information.

Health Resources

Health information for LGBTQ+ communities.

Center of Excellence for Transgender Health
First-person accounts plus resources for care, safer-sex and allyship.

Mautner Project
This national organization supports health for lesbians, bisexual women, and trans women who partner with women.

Gay Men’s Health
Based in San Diego, this website has information on general wellness, sex, safer partying and more.

Wisconsin LGBT Health
Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ LGBT Health page covers a range of health topics and services.

CDC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
Center for Disease Control’s pages on LGBT health cover a range of health topics for queer folks.

Sexual Health Resources

Peer Health Educators
UW-Milwaukee’s peer-to-peer health program offers workshops, resource pages, and a referrals.

Brady East STD Clinic
A Milwaukee clinic that provides free STI screenings and treatments in a sensitive manner to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin
Empowering all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health through patient services, education and advocacy.

Vivent Health
A Milwaukee organization focused on providing accessible HIV prevention services.

Easy-to-understand information from includes health care, civil rights, dating and more.

Safer Binding Tips

Chest Binding: A Physician’s Guide
An article from PrideinPractice.

Binding 101: Tips to Bind Your Chest More Safely
From Point 5CC.

Note: the LGBTQ+ RC cannot give medical advice. If you experience pain or other complications while binding, talk to a doctor.