Information for lesbian and bisexual individuals

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

Two happy womenThe UI LGBTQ clinic strives to provide comprehensive care for lesbian and bisexual indivuals. It is our goal to meet the specific health care needs of this community and overcome the stigma and discrimination that persons in this community often face. We provide a wide range of women's health and obstetrical services in a safe and affirming environment for all women who partner with women regardless of how they identify.

Definition

Lesbian
\ˈlez-bē-ən\
noun
 1. a woman who is sexually attracted to other women :  
     - a female homosexual

Lesbian and bisexual health services

  • Breast exams
  • Pelvic Exams and pap tests
  • Gynecological care
  • Menopause care
  • Prenatal and obstetrical care
  • Preconception counseling and referral for reproductive services 
  • Contraceptive management including Nexplanon and IUD insertion
  • Sexually transmitted infection testing, treatment, and prevention
  • Chronic disease management, including anxiety and depression

Resources for lesbian and bisexual people

Last reviewed: 
March 2017

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