In this course, we will discuss the importance of promoting HPV vaccines to the LGBTQ+ community, particularly trans and nonbinary youth.

In this training you will learn:

  • Proven strategies for presenting the vaccine to your patients

  • How to respond to frequently asked questions

  • Why this is especially important for the LGBTQ+ community

Who is this Course For

Equality California Institute has created an in-person and virtual model for LGBTQ+ Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Training that is designed to empower direct service providers to provide respectful and culturally sensitive care to their LGBTQ+ population. Our curriculum includes basic LGBTQ+ terminology, data on issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community, the significance of an intersectional approach and how to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ people, among other relevant topics. To date, we have delivered training to nearly 3,000 service providers.

This Course Covers:

What is HPV?

Why focus on the LGBTQ+ community?

HPV Vaccines Facts & Myths

The Announcement Approach

LGBTQ+ HPV Vaccination Action Plan


About Equality California Institute

Equality California Institute — is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization — is the educational arm of Equality California, that nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights organization. The focus of Equality California Institute is to work to achieve full, lived LGBTQ+ equality by reducing disparities in LGBTQ+ health and well-being, developing a pipeline of LGBTQ+ leaders and increasing civic participation within the LGBTQ+ community. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.