LGBTQ+ Health

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A Healthy State Includes You

Safe, inclusive care for all Connecticut residents. That's our goal. Members of the LGBTQ community have access to health services centered around their needs. Your state is your ally.

Queer and Trans Health

You may be looking for answers to health questions or need to find a new provider. We have resources for primary and specialized care, sexual health, insurance help, vaccines, and more. We know the health barriers that LGBTQ community members face. That’s why we want to help you stay healthy.

Health Care and Coverage

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Primary Care

Anchor Health Connecticut is Connecticut’s leading health center for the LGBTQ community.
  • Aging Care 
    Connecticut Community Care works with aging service providers such as home care and facility-based providers.
  • Abortion Access 
    Find resources for queer-identified people who need support accessing abortion.
  • Insurance Coverage 
    Insurance can help you afford preventive care. Find affordable coverage through CT’s insurance marketplace.

Illnesses and Ongoing Care

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HIV Care

Connecticut provides medical and support services to people living with HIV or AIDS and their families. Services include primary medical care, oral health, mental health, medication help, and more.
  • Monkeypox 
    Consider vaccines if you have HIV or another condition that weakens your immune system.
  • Family Planning 
    There are many options available for LGBTQ individuals, or couples to become parents.
  • Chronic Illnesses 
    More than two million CT residents have a chronic disease like asthma, cancer, diabetes, or heart disease.

Mental Health

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Mental Health

Connecticut offers programs and services for LGBTQIA+ individuals with mental health disorders.

Health Equity

Guy Anthony – President & CEO of Black Gifted and Whole, community mobilizer and ARTivist – talks about how he became HIV positive and being a young black gay man living in America.