At EyeMed, we believe vision care should be unique to everyone and encompassing. When we all come together, we make a beautiful picture worth celebrating. We're highlighting educational, LGBTQ+ health-related resources to help you and your team see life to the fullest.
Members of the LGBTQ+ community suffer from higher rates of diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease, both of which can impact vision.1,2,3
We believe everyone deserves safe and inclusive health care. You can learn more by visiting the resources below.
GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for LGBTQ and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments.
The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center specializes in providing national training and technical assistance to health centers in order to optimize access to quality health care for LGBTQIA+ populations.
The Center of Excellence for Transgender Health is to advance health equity for trans and gender non-binary communities.
PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families and allies.
Vision care is about more than just how clearly you see. It’s an important factor of your overall health. That’s why it's important not to take vision for granted
Over 350 million people in the world are color blind, more than the entire U.S. population.10
And can you believe?
During the last season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, on average there were more Americans who tuned in to watch each episode than there were who saw an eye doctor for their annual exam.11,12