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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

Lessons from Bayard Rustin: Why Economic Justice Is an LGBT Issue

Bayard Rustin article icon Issue Brief As we commemorate the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary, much work remains to realize the late Bayard Rustin’s vision for peace, justice, and economic equity for all, and especially for black LGBT Americans.

By Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Preston Mitchum | Friday, August 23, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Officer Michael Carney

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 13, 2013

Religious Liberty + Marriage Equality = Harmony, Not Dissension

Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.

By Sally Steenland | Wednesday, August 7, 2013

ENDA Provides Protections for Older LGBT Americans

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act—and the possibility of fairness for older LGBT employees and retirees—has moved forward.

By Andrew Cray | Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Brooke Waits

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, August 5, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kimya Afi Ayodele

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, July 30, 2013

Workplace Discrimination Series: Kylar Broadus

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, July 23, 2013