Essay Cove

Essay Cove

Discuss how to close the health care disparities gap in the LGBTQ community?


Submission instructions       

Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA 7th style with support from at least 3 academic sources.

Quotes “…” cannot be used at a higher learning level for your assignments, so sentences need to be paraphrased and referenced.

Acceptable references include scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions), journal articles, and books published in the last five years. No websites to be referenced without prior approval.



Mason, D. J., Gardner, B. D., Outlaw, H. F., & O’Grady, T. E. (2016). 
Chapters 78, 80-82, 91, and 92


Online Materials & Resources

1.     Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website, locate and read the article(s) below:

o   Colpitts, E., & Gahagan, J. (2016). The utility of resilience as a conceptual framework for understanding and measuring LGBTQ health. International Journal for Equity in Health, 151-8. doi: 10.1186/s12939-016-0349-1.

o   Shattell, M. M., & Chinn, P. L. (2014). Nursing silent on LGBTQ health: Rebel nurses provide hope. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 28(1), 76-77. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2013.11.002.

o   Mackereth, P., Finchett, C., & Holt, M. (2016). Smoke-free hospital site conversations: how nurses can initiate change. British Journal of Nursing, 25(21), 1176-1180.

o   Emlet, C. A. (2016). Social, economic, and health disparities among LGBT older adults. Generations, 40(2), 16-22.

o   Fielding, J. E., & Teutsch, S. (2017). Social determinants of health: Building wide coalitions around well-honed messages. American Journal of Public Health, 107(6), 870-871. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303794

o   Laverack, G. (2012). Health activism. Health Promotion International, 27(4), 429-434. doi:heapro/das044

2.     Explore/View the website(s) below:

o   Healthy People. (2020). Home. (Links to an external site.) 



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