SGM Alliance

Engage in active dialogue

We normalize conversations about the needs of SGM patients by sharing knowledge and maintaining open dialogue. Only together can we actively address systemic barriers, challenge inequitable practices, and promote inclusive policies.


SCRS Talks

Brandon Doyle, Associate Director, Site Alliances SME Global Site Diversity Strategy, Parexel & Garo Kiledjian, COO, Trialogic – both cofounders of SGM Alliance – recently hosted a panel discussion at the SCRS Diversity Summit on the unique challenges facing the LGBTQIA+ community in clinical research

The Fenway Health Institute

The mission of The Fenway Institute is to optimize health and well-being for sexual and gender minorities (SGM) and those affected by HIV.

Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; Committee on Population; Committee on Understanding the Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations. Editors – Jordyn White, Martín-José Sepúlveda, Charlotte J. Patterson

Ensuring That LGBTQI+ People Count — Collecting Data on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Intersex Status

Authors – Kellan E. Baker, Ph.D., M.P.H., Carl G. Streed, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., and Laura E. Durso, Ph.D.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Health disparities associatedwith sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) canlead to avoidable hospital readmissions, reduced quality of care, and higher costs. Understanding medication use, misuse, health outcomes, and plan limitations by SOGI can help managed care pharmacists identify gaps in care and develop interventions to address inequities.

Federal Evidence Agenda on LGBTQI+ Equity

A Report by the Subcommittee on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Variations in Sex Characteristics (SOGI) Data. Subcommittee on Equitable Data of the NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL.

Research Ethics with Gender and Sexually Diverse Persons

Identifying and developing inclusive policy and practice responses to health and social inequities in gender and sexually diverse persons require inclusive research ethics and methods in order to develop sound data. This article articulates 12 ethical principles for researchers undertaking gender and sexually diverse social, health, and related research.

Collecting Data About LGBTQI+ and Other Sexual and Gender-Diverse Communities

Best Practices and Key Considerations Expanding and enhancing data collection is critical to identifying and addressing the needs of LGBTQI+ communities.

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