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We at Blue Shield of California make sure our LGBTQIA+ members have access to quality health care. Whatever your gender or sexual orientation – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual, and more – we have you covered.

Find a doctor who understands

Get care from a doctor or other healthcare provider who understands LGBTQIA+ health. 

Take care of your mental health

Find therapists who specialize in LGBTQIA+ needs, support groups, and more.

Stay safe with preventive care

Preventive care and safer sex help keep you and your partners healthy.

Understand gender-affirming care

Use your health plan to support you and your family as your body aligns with who you are.

Reproductive benefits

Fertility coverage isn’t limited to straight, cisgendered couples. See options for LGBTQIA+ families.

Kindness and care for LGBTQIA+ youth

Get candid, kind information and care for LGBTQIA+ youth and their parents.

Get personalized support for your health

A case manager can help you get the care you need. Talk to them to find providers who understand LGBTQIA+ needs. They'll explain benefits and coverage. They'll also give guidance for preventive screenings, gender-affirming care, and more.

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Programs & social support

Findhelp offers resources that are either free or reduced cost. Resources include financial help, food pantries, and medical care. Search by ZIP code and then enter “LGBTQIA+” into the next search bar.

National hotlines

LGBT National Help Center
(888) 843-4564
Coming Out Support
(888) 688-5428
Youth (age 25 and younger)
(800) 246-7743
Senior (age 50+)
(888) 234-7243
One-to-one online chat
Trans Lifeline
(877) 565-8860

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Call or Text “START” to 988

The Trevor Project for Youth: Reach a Counselor
(866) 488-7386
Text “START” to 678678

Domestic Abuse
(800) 799-7233
Text “START” to 88788

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