FAFSA Modernizes to Recognize LGBT Families
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid will soon begin collecting information about applicants who have same-sex parents, giving them equal access to college financial aid.
Why Gender-Identity Nondiscrimination in Insurance Makes Sense
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.
Improving the Lives of LGBT Americans Beginning with Our Youth
Passing the Student Non-Discrimination Act would not only prevent the bullying and harassment of LGBT students across the country, but it could also lead to a host of better outcomes for these children later in life.
Jason Collins’s Anticlimactic Announcement
The public’s reaction to the NBA player’s decision to make his sexual orientation public shows how far we’ve come on the issue of LGBT equality.
How the Affordable Care Act Can Help Same-Sex Couples
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.
10 Things to Know About the Employment Non-Discrimination Act
This week a bipartisan group of senators and representatives are introducing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would finally make it illegal in all 50 states to discriminate against LGBT workers.
The Ever-Evolving Institution of Marriage
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
Video: LGBT and Undocumented
Video There are more than a quarter million immigrants in the United States today that are both LGBT and undocumented. These are some of their stories.
Infographic: How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming 1 Military Couple
As the Supreme Court considers overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, it must take into account the ways the law harms our men and women in uniform and undermines our military readiness.
The Plight of Gay and Transgender Women Seeking Asylum
As Congress and the Obama administration move forward on comprehensive immigration reform, they must establish a road map to earned citizenship that takes into account the challenges gay and transgender women face across the globe.
Addressing Gay and Transgender and HIV/AIDS Issues in Health Care Reform
As we move to implement the Affordable Care Act in its entirety, we must be sure to consider how the law will affect gay and transgender Americans and people with HIV, as discussed at a recent CAP event.