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Moving the Needle

book_alt2 icon Report The Affordable Care Act is making a difference in connecting LGBT people with coverage, but more remains to be done.

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Fostering Safety

article icon Issue Brief The risk of sexual assault and abuse of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender immigrants in U.S. custody demands swift implementation of stronger protections.

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A Hidden Crisis

article icon Issue Brief The national movement surrounding the crisis of sexual assaults on college campuses is encouraging, but it cannot fully address the problem without including LGBT students.

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Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality

article icon Issue Brief Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices.

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Left Behind

book_alt2 icon Report Five years after the end of the Great Recession, Millennials still face high barriers to entering the U.S. middle class. For LGBT Millennials, these barriers to full participation in the U.S. economy can be exacerbated by their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

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LGBT Undocumented Immigrants Face an Increased Risk of Hate Violence

A national study found that people living at the intersection of LGBT and undocumented immigrant communities face an increased risk of hate violence.

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A Little-Known Congressional Quota is Placing LGBT Immigrants in Grave Danger

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s bed quota is becoming increasingly outdated, inefficient, and inhumane.

Infographic: Why Are So Many LGBT People and People Living with HIV Behind Bars?

LGBT people and people living with HIV are significantly overrepresented in all aspects of the penal system, including policing, adjudication, and incarceration.

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The Global Reach of Religious Liberty Rhetoric

Anti-LGBT “license to discriminate” bills and discriminatory rhetoric in the United States are sending ripples across the globe; accountability at home would do the same.

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Hospital Visitation and Medical Decision Making for Same-Sex Couples

We must take action to ensure that regulations giving same-sex couples and domestic partners visitation and medical decision-making rights are respected and enforced.

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3 Key Challenges in Combating the Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

article icon Issue Brief There is growing recognition that the sex trafficking of children is an issue in the United States. But there is much work still to be done to effectively combat this crime and provide appropriate services and support to victims.

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