What is this article about?
Nurses have interfaced with the LGBTQIA community for as long as nursing has existed. The nuanced language surrounding the LGBTQIA community continues to change in the 21st Century, and nurses should be at the forefront of treating LGBTQIA patients with the highest level of sensitivity and respect. According to the Pew Research Center's 2019 study The Global Divide on Homosexuality Persists, Australia is one of the top countries worldwide in terms of acceptance of homosexuality. In light of this, here are four key actions towards being an even stronger nurse advocate for your LGBTQIA patients.