The Lesbian Health Fund (LHF), a program of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality has opened a call for submissions to define, study, and educate lesbians and sexual minority women (SMW), as well as their health providers, about health issues facing SMW.
LHF's mission is to improve the health of SMW and their families through investigation and research and is the only US research fund dedicated solely to the unique health needs of SMW.
The LHF Grant Committee welcomes all proposals that identify or address health disparities among sexual and/or gender minority women, or gender diverse people AFAB; however, special consideration will be given to proposals that focus on the following:
- Research that generates pilot data for subsequent training or early-stage investigator grants
Subpopulations that are often underrepresented in sexual and gender minority (SGM) research, including but not limited to:
- BIPOC people
- Intersex individuals or individuals with differences or disorders of sex development
- Bisexual people
- Individuals whose gender identity falls within the full spectrum of gender
- Older adults
Methods & Frameworks
- Qualitative research Measurement & methods of SGM people
- Community-informed/Community-based participatory research
- Trauma-informed research
- Social & behavioral research
For the 2021 grant cycle, we plan to fund three to eight grants in the range of $1,000 to $10,000 each.
- Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty interested in pursuing a research career focused on sexual and/or gender minority women or gender diverse people AFAB are invited to apply. Senior scholars, faculty, and non-profit organizations interested in expanding their program of research into this population are also welcome to apply.
- Applicants' organization or institution must have a US tax ID. Grant award checks will be made to the primary institution or organization identified on the application cover page. Proposed research may not begin until you have received funding from LHF. Grant money is NOT awarded for completed research or for projects in progress. Current LHF grantees may not participate in a new grant as PI or Co-Investigator until LHF receives the written Final Report for their current grant.
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