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Homosexuality and the right to health: a challenge for health policies in Brazil

We aimed to highlight the role of public health policies for the homosexual population in Brazil. We performed an integrative literature review using the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) and Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences (LILACS), using the Decs: public policies, comprehensive care health and homosexuality. The LGBT Health is seen as vulnerable even after the publication of important documents that ensure access and inclusion in the group health. The weakness in the effectiveness of the recommended proposals go against discriminatory and heteronormative care provided by health professionals..

Public Policies; Comprehensive health care; Homosexuality

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