Welcome to the official website of the Association of LGBT Doctors & Dentists, inclusive of all Dentists, Doctors & Students who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Questioning.

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GLADD is the UK's only organisation that unites and represents LGBT doctors and dentists from all over the country. 

We open our membership to anyone who supports the values and constitution that GLADD stands for.

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Promoting the health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

The programme report from the PHE programme of work on improving health and wellbeing for black and minority ethnic gay and bisexual men

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Sexual Orientation and symptoms of common mental disorder or low wellbeing: combined meta- analysis of 12 UK population health surveys

Read this article produced by some of our members and colleagues Joanna Semlyen, Michael King, Justin Varney and Gareth Hagger-Johnson

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We are delighted to announce that our annual conference will be in London on Saturday 14th November 2015. Like last year this year our conference day will have parallel sessions for both Students and Qualified members in the morning and then a joint session in the afternoon.  This years key theme is around LGBT Healthcare education.  

Topics include Bullying in the workplace, advances in HIV testing, womens health and much more all packed into one day (specific details to follow). 

We are also for the very first time having a poster competition - entries are open until 1st November 2015 and are open to both members and non-members.  There are student prizes and qualified prizes of £150 with runner up prizes of £50 awarded at the judges discretion. Entries can be submitted online at:  http://gladd.co.uk/index.php/students/gladd-student-research-prize

The conference fee includes refreshments through the day and a light lunch. Reduce price advance tickets are availalble until midnight Saturday 24th October 2015 and ticket sales will close on Tuesday 10th November 2015.

Members will have been sent details of how to book via email.  If you are a non-member and would like to come along then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on how to book.

GLADD Articles

GLADD Research Funding Awards

GLADD is pleased to offer funding awards, to promote research in the fields of LGBT medical and dental healthcare and education.

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UK Organisations Unite against Conversion Therapy

Major UK organisations have been working against Conversion Therapy for a number of years, publishing a Memorandum of Understanding against the practice (2015) and updating the document to warn against conversion therapy in relation to gender identity and sexual orientation (including asexuality).

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Homophobic and Biphobic Discrimination in the Workplace

GLADD and the BMA have teamed up to look at the experiences of homophobic and biphobic discrimination by doctors and medical students.We have a number of key survey findings and 21 case reports that build a picture of unacceptable levels of discrimination.

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