Government Plans to Force Doctors to Take LGBTQ Sensitivity Training – The Last Resistance

With the number of gay and transgender people on the upswing in the District of Columbia, city council members want to force doctors to take cultural competency classes to better accommodate them.

The council heard testimony Wednesday from local activists urging them to pass legislation that would make “LGBTQ cultural competency training” a part of their continuing education requirements.

The new regulations would require any medical professional to take two courses on LGBTQ cultural competency in order to obtain or renew their licenses or certifications to work in the District.

 

Source: Government Plans to Force Doctors to Take LGBTQ Sensitivity Training – The Last Resistance

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