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Kellan Baker Archives

Ending Gay and Transgender Health Disparities

Kellan Baker interviews Dr. Claire Pomeroy and Dr. Edward Callahan about improving the health of gay and transgender Americans.

by Kellan Baker | Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ensuring Benefits Parity and Gender Identity Nondiscrimination in Essential Health Benefits

An explanation of benefits form article icon Issue Brief Transgender Americans and other underserved populations must be taken into account when states formulate their essential health benefits standards.

by Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray | Thursday, November 15, 2012

Why Gay and Transgender Workers and Families Need Paid Sick Days

Women for Paid Sick Days rally article icon Issue Brief For millions of workers, including many gay and transgender workers, the lack of paid sick days threatens their health, the health of their families, and their ability to earn a living.

by Kellan Baker and Crosby Burns | Monday, November 5, 2012

FAQ: Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data

Form article icon Issue Brief Better data collection will help policymakers and advocates better understand and address health disparities affecting the LGBT community.

by Kellan Baker and Andrew Cray | Tuesday, October 16, 2012

FAQ: Health Insurance Needs for Transgender Americans

A transgender person in a therapy session article icon Issue Brief Transgender health issues and the obstacles that transgender people face in accessing insurance coverage for even the most basic health care needs are widespread and must be addressed.

by Andrew Cray and Kellan Baker | Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Fighting for Survival

article icon Issue Brief Kellan Baker explains why the gay and transgender community should care about the pending Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

by Kellan Baker | Thursday, June 21, 2012

Interactive Quiz: How the Affordable Care Act Benefits Gay and Transgender Individuals

cursor icon Interactive Learn how health reform is helping gay and transgender individuals and their families.

by Kellan Baker and Crosby Burns | Thursday, March 29, 2012

Top 10 Things Health Reform Does for Gay and Transgender Americans

Kellan Baker shows how the Affordable Care Act is making a difference for LGBT Americans.

by Kellan Baker | Monday, March 26, 2012

Gathering Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data in Health IT

Kellan Baker on how data collection can help LGBT health care providers better address health disparities.

by Kellan Baker | Thursday, February 9, 2012

Giving Visibility to Gay and Transgender Health Care

CAP’s Jeff Krehely and Kellan Baker interview Brad Clark, Executive Director of One Colorado, about One Colorado’s report on gay and transgender health care in the Centennial State and its national implications.

by Kellan Baker and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Super Committee Cuts Could Lead to Worse Health for Gay and Transgender Americans

Kellan Baker and Zach Britt argue that the committee needs to take a balanced approach to deficit reduction to avoid exacerbating health disparities in gay and transgender communities.

by Kellan Baker and Zach Britt | Friday, November 18, 2011

Winning a Healthier Future

The Health Equity and Accountability Act takes steps to address inequality, close disparities, and build a healthier society, writes Kellan Baker.

by Kellan Baker | Thursday, September 29, 2011

Changing the Game

book_alt2 icon Report Report from Kellan Baker and Jeff Krehely explores how the Affordable Care Act will affect gay and transgender populations.

by Kellan Baker and Jeff Krehely | Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Kellan Baker

Kellan Baker is a Senior Fellow with the LGBT Research and Communications Project at American Progress, where his work includes improving data collection about LGBT populations, working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on a range of LGBT health policy priorities, and advancing gay and transgender issues internationally. In addition to his federal policy work, […]

| Monday, March 28, 2011