Open Minded Health is a medical blog covering health news, information and research relevant for gender and sexual minority people. OMH is intended for both the general public and medical professionals.
OMH is not intended to replace medical advice from a licensed health care professional. If you have concerns or questions about your health, please consult your physician. We cannot give medical advise over the internet so you can get details here.
You may find content here that upsets or disgusts you. That’s the nature of human gender, sex and sexuality. We do try to avoid upsetting images or phrases. Please keep an open mind and use discretion when reading Open Minded Health.
The blog continues to evolve. If you want to see something different, let me know!
What is a “gender and sexual minority”? Why use that term?
Who are you?
My name is Rose Lovell. I started this blog when I was a pre-medical student. Since then, I have gone to medical school, graduated medical school, and will graduate my residency program in Family Medicine in 2021. In my practice I focus on gender and sexual minority medicine.
What’s with the rainbow snake?
It is the rod of Asclepius, the symbol for medicine and healing. The rainbow was added as a symbol of diversity.
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