DACA has allowed thousands of LGBT immigrants improve their economic security and pursue higher education. They could lose protection under President Trump’s elimination of the program and risk being deported to countries where their lives are at risk.
With unique knowledge of the needs of their constituents, city and county executives have the power to enact policies and programs that protect LGBTQ communities, increase community engagement, and open doors of opportunity.
New data show that for-profit corporations make up the majority of entities seeking exemptions from providing no-cost contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
LGBTQ people are disproportionately likely to be uninsured. The ACA narrowed the coverage gap, and the Senate health care bill could undo that progress.
Collaboration between law enforcement and immigration enforcement undermines public safety by making police departments deportation forces rather than protectors of people facing extreme risk of violence.
New research shows that the American Health Care Act would hurt millions of LGBT people by depriving them of health insurance coverage and health care.
The constitutional right to dignity is critical to LGBT people. Gorsuch is likely to reject that right.
The Trump administration is ending vital data collection programs about LGBT seniors and people with disabilities, erasing disparities and potential discrimination in federal programs.
The job of the health and human services secretary is to fight discrimination in health care—but Rep. Price’s anti-LGBT record suggests that he may exacerbate it instead.
Federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws can help secure the protections that all LGBTQ people—indeed, all people—need to safely lead their lives and equally participate in society.
Inconsistent and restrictive family definitions have historically marginalized many families, but improvements can be made to serve a fuller range of diverse family structures, especially LGBTQ families.
Adequate social and economic support is essential to ensure the economic security, health, and well-being of vulnerable seniors and their caregivers.
New federal rules and state-by-state Medicaid expansion are making health coverage and health care more accessible for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.
As Medicaid celebrates its 51st birthday, recent and future changes to the program can help ensure that its benefits reach everyone who needs them, including LGBT people and their families.
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data via BRFSS is an important part of better understanding and addressing the health disparities that affect the LGBT population.