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Body Image, Perception, and Health Beyond the Binary

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health, Diabetes.

Keywords: Access to Care, Education of - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Gender Identity, LGBTQIA+.

Year Developed: 2022

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language(s): English

Developed by: National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This webinar is designed to improve the capacity of health centers to meet the needs of non-binary patients, particularly through the understanding the relationship of body image and perception to health for people with gender identities and expressions beyond the binary. Participants will learn affirming language and terminology, including foundational concepts to understand the unique healthcare needs of non-binary people, and gain strategies for creating a welcoming and affirming environments for all patients.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit