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The LGBTI Health Summits are an opportunity for individuals working for the health of Wikipedia:intersex, trans, Wikipedia:bisexual, Wikipedia:lesbian and Wikipedia:gay people to meet and share ideas. Attendees are mostly health activists, a mix of medical care professionals, alternative and complementary health providers, outreach workers, volunteers, and other interested parties.

The LGBTI Health Summits grew out of a resurgence in queer health movements which looked beyond a victim deficit based model of disease, using an asset based approach.

The LGBTI Health Summits grew out of the first Wikipedia:Gay Men's Health Summit, held in Wikipedia:Boulder, Colorado in 1999.[1]

The first National LGBTI Health Summit was held in Wikipedia:Boulder, Colorado in 2002. The second was held in Wikipedia:Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2004. The third was held in Wikipedia:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2007.[2]Template:Dead link The fourth was held in Wikipedia:Chicago, Illinois August 14–18, 2009.[3]Template:Dead link The fifth summit with take place in Wikipedia:Bloomington, Indiana July 16–19, 2011 .[4]

Gay Men's Health Summits have been held in Wikipedia:Boulder, Colorado in 1999 and 2000, and Gay, Bisexual and Trans Men's Summits in Wikipedia:Raleigh, North Carolina in 2003,[5] and Wikipedia:Salt Lake City, Utah in 2006[6]Template:Dead link; a Gay Men's Health Summit was held in Wikipedia:Seattle, Washington in October 2008Template:Citation needed, and another will be held in Wikipedia:Fort Lauderdale, Florida in August, 2010.[7]

See alsoEdit

Epstein, Steven. "Sexualizing Governance and Medicalizing Identities: The Emergence ofState-Centered'LGBT Health Politics in the United States." Sexualities 6.2 (2003): 131-171


  1. Michael Scarce. (2000). The second wave of the gay men's health movement: medicalization and cooptation as pitfalls of progress. J Gay Lesbian Med Assoc 4(1):3-4

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