Information for gay and bisexual individuals

The University of Iowa LGBTQ clinic welcomes gay and bisexual individuals.

A man in a stocking capThe UI LGBTQ clinic provides comprehensive care for gay and bisexual individuals and all men who partner with men regardless of how they identify. Our goal is to partner with you to optimize your health in a safe and affirming environment.

Definition

Gay
gā/
adjective

  1. sexually attracted to someone who is the same sex.
  2. most people in this community prefer this term over homosexual because of the emphasis that is placed on cultural and social aspects of homosexuality as opposed to sexual practice.  

Specific services for gay and bisexual individuals

  • Prostate exams
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment 
  • HIV testing and prevention
  • Immunizations
  • Chronic disease management, including anxiety and depression
  • Preconception counseling and referral for reproductive services 
  • Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV
  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV

Patient resources for gay and bisexual people

Last reviewed: 
March 2017

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