American Orthopsychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

American School Health Association

American Social Health Association

Association for the Advancement of Health Education

Association for Sex Education and Training

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

AVSC, International

Catholics for a Free Choice

Federation of Behavioral, Psychological, and Cognitive Sciences

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Girls, Incorporated

Hetrick-Martin Institute

Human Rights Campaign

National Abortion Federation

National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League

National Asian Women's Health Organization

National Association of School Psychologists

National Council of the Churches of Christ

National Education Association-Health Information Network

National Lesbian and Gay Health Association

National Minority AIDS Council

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center

National Resource Center for Youth Services

National Women's Law Center

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Presbyterians Affirming Reproductive Options

Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Society for the Scientific Study of Sex

The Alan Guttmacher Institute

Unitarian Universalist Association

University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education

Zero Population Growth, Incorporated

REPRINTED FROM: SIECUS Report. Sexuality in the media: Part 1. New York: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, 1996:24:22-23.

this issue, the American Medical Association's Council on Scientific Affairs has recently released guidelines for providing STD-related care to gay and lesbian patients (AMA, Council on Scientific Affairs, 1996).

Limited time and resources also constrain clinicians from communicating with their patients regarding STDs and sexuality. If STDs are not seen as a high



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