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Gay and Lesbian Physician “Marriages”

  • Michael F. Myers

Abstract

The percentage of medical students and physicians who are gay and lesbian remains largely unknown because open acknowledgment of homosexuality is a step taken by very few members of the medical profession. Nevertheless, whatever the numbers, many gay men and lesbian women in medicine form and maintain long-standing relationships with their partners. They too are subject to particular stresses, both from within and without. In this chapter, I will outline some of their concerns.

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Medical Student Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Lesbian Woman Heterosexual Couple Lesbian Couple 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael F. Myers
    • 1
  1. 1.Shaughnessy Hospital and University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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