Gonzalez 2 is cutting edge research and is still pretty new which is why there are still a lot of gaps within it. This lifestyle of homosexuality has become prominent in the more recent generations. Expectations of much more research and discoveries are to come but for now this annotated bibliography discusses the current research that is out there on this topic.
Dahan, Rachel, Rotem Feldman, and Doron Hermoni. "Is Patients' Sexual Orientation A Blind Spot Of Family Physicians?." Journal Of Homosexuality 55.3 (2008): 524-532. Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 Oct. 2013.
In this research article published by the journal of homosexuality, Rachel Dahan, a medical doctor whose done many years of research with this topic, decided to investigate a sample
of family physicians’ common practice regarding their patients sexual orientation. Even
though certain health needs of the LGBT community may be unique and different then
those of heterosexuals, according to her research, most doctors usually don’t ask patients
about their sexual orientation for reasons such as being to personal, or some doctors just
aren’t as open minded about this type of
lifestyle. Most of the physicians that were surveyed in this study knew less then 0.5% homosexuals in their practice, 44.4% did not even know of any homosexual patients in their practice. Only one physician in this study regularly asked his patients about their sexual orientation. This is an issue with the LGBT community because it negligence of asking this question can lead to receiving less medical quality care. This source was included in my annotated bibliography because it goes into how doctors perspective on this lifestyle can affect the medical care that these people receive just by simple negligence.