This user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.
Issue Brief New insurance options made available through the Affordable Care Act hold great potential for improving the lives of LGBT people, but only if we connect the community with coverage.
Report LGBT youth continue to be disproportionately represented among homeless youth in our country, and their experiences of homelessness continue to be characterized by violence, discrimination, poor health, and unmet needs.
Issue Brief Even after the fall of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the Defense of Marriage Act, LGBT service members and veterans continue to face discrimination.
The implementation of the Affordable Care Act presents an unprecedented opportunity to help LGBT people and their families get the health insurance coverage and health care they need.
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act—and the possibility of fairness for older LGBT employees and retirees—has moved forward.
By striking down key sections of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Supreme Court has removed a number of discriminatory obstacles once blocking full and equal access to a variety of federal benefits critically important to older gay and lesbian couples. But much more remains to be done, particularly on the state level.
The Supreme Court stripped private parties of the ability to appeal a decision striking Proposition 8. The court also held that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, representing a huge victory for same-sex couples and equal justice under the law.
Get the facts on several of the major program and policy changes that are being made under the health reform law and what they mean for the LGBT community.
These preventable threats to the health of LGBT youth are widespread, but Congress can act to reduce their harm on this vulnerable population.
Issue Brief This guide provides a basic overview of the Affordable Care Act, a review of how the act helps you and your family, and an explanation of how you and your family can access affordable health insurance.
Issue Brief Many transgender people lack health insurance and face discrimination from health care companies. Certain states are taking steps to prevent discrimination, and on the national level, the Affordable Care Act prohibits insurance discrimination.
As we continue to implement key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, we should ensure that the law helps same-sex couples and their families get the insurance coverage and health care that they need.
The HIV Organ Policy Equity, or HOPE, Act represents a positive step forward for sensible HIV and health policy by removing outdated barriers to common-sense procedures for the donation of life-saving organs.