This interdisciplinary text develops a theory of heterosexism and provides everyday examples from health and social care environments. It engages with current debates, including intersecting identities, and presents a coherent analysis of the health and social care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
JULIE FISH is Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow in Social Work at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. She worked for twenty years in a variety of social care contexts before becoming an academic and has been involved in a range of LGB health and social care community projects. She has published several articles and was awarded the theory prize by the British Psychological Society, Psychology of Women Section Review for her work on lesbian health.