Nurse Practitioner. 40(12):24-32, December 12, 2015.
Research on women who have sex with women has increased over the last decade, though most has not been published in nursing literature. This article reviews the literature and offers recommendations for primary care practice. According to research findings, women who have sex with women have reported increased comfort in telling healthcare providers about their sexual identity. Providers need to continue, however, to ask about sexual behaviors and identity to help women feel more comfortable discussing the topic.