Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations
People Blocks

Course Objective

  • Define structural stigma as it compares with stigma based on individual-level perceptions or interpersonal experiences.
  • Describe the methodological approaches used to study relationships between structural stigma and Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual (LGB) health.
  • Describe the research evidence regarding the health consequences of exposure to structural stigma among LGB populations.

Date: February 3,2015

Reviewed June 30, 2020

Mark L. Hatzenbueler, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

In this webinar, participants are given an overview of structural stigma and how it affects the health of LGBT populations.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center