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Affordable Care Act Outreach: Targeted Communication Strategies for LGBT Communities

I Love Obamacare castThis user-friendly guide presents research-based strategies that will aid health insurance enrollment efforts and consumer outreach to different subgroups of the LGBT population.

By Laura E. Durso, Kellan Baker, and Andrew Cray | Friday, November 22, 2013

Immigration Reform and the LGBT Community

A new CAP infographic details how the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act would help LGBT immigrants.

By Sharita Gruberg | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Business Support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act—Fact Not Fiction

U.S. Capitol BuildingYesterday, with bipartisan support, the Senate opened debate on a bill to protect LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace, while the House stated its opposition claiming that these protections are bad for business. Here are five fast facts about business support for LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination policies.

By Laura E. Durso and Winnie Stachelberg | Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Ashland Johnson

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Monday, November 4, 2013

4 Years Later: Examining Bias-Motivated Crimes Against LGBT People After the Shepard-Byrd Act

In 2009, Congress passed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, but reported violence against the LGBT community has remained steady.

By Preston Mitchum | Thursday, October 31, 2013

Infographic: Americans Agree on ENDA

The numbers are in: A majority of Americans support finally providing LGBT Americans with protection from discrimination in the workplace.

By Sarah McBride, Laura E. Durso, and Katie Miller | Thursday, October 31, 2013

A Cheap Shot: 4 State Governors Are Denying Same-Sex Military Spouses the Benefits They Have Earned

Chuck HagelAlthough the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act, anti-gay, activist governors still refuse to treat same-sex military spouses equally at National Guard installations.

By Katie Miller | Monday, October 21, 2013

LGBT Communities and the Affordable Care Act

Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Tom Harkin article icon 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.

By Laura E. Durso, Kellan Baker, and Andrew Cray | Thursday, October 10, 2013

Seeking Shelter: The Experiences and Unmet Needs of LGBT Homeless Youth

Homeless youth book_alt2 icon 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.

By Andrew Cray, Katie Miller, and Laura E. Durso | Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Battles that Remain: Military Service and LGBT Equality

Cooper-Harris article icon 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.

By Katie Miller and Andrew Cray | Friday, September 20, 2013

Infographic: How New Coverage Options Affect LGBT Communities

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.

By Kellan Baker, Andrew Cray, and Gary J. Gates | Thursday, September 12, 2013

Connecting with Coverage: 4 Things LGBT People Need to Know About the Health Insurance Marketplaces

Stethoscope article icon Issue Brief Here are the top four facts you need to know about what the Marketplaces mean for LGBT communities.

By Kellan Baker | Thursday, September 12, 2013

LGBT Advocates Move Immigration Reform Forward During August Recess

AugustDuring the August congressional recess, a number of LGBT organizations are organizing to support immigration reform.

By Sharita Gruberg | Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Faith Cheltenham

Congress must pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to end unfair and discriminatory workplace practices that hurt LGBT workers and their families.

By Preston Mitchum | Tuesday, August 27, 2013

California’s New Protections for Transgender Students

Benji DelgadilloThe top five myths propagated by anti-transgender opponents of California’s School Success and Opportunity Act must be rebutted.

By Sarah McBride | Friday, August 23, 2013