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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Recent polls confirm that an increasing majority of Americans support the freedom to marry and believe that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage.
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.
Report Because LGBT undocumented people find themselves at the intersection of two already marginalized groups—the LGBT population and the undocumented population—they are among society’s most vulnerable individuals.
Of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States today, hundreds of thousands identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT.