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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

Why the Gay and Transgender Population Experiences Higher Rates of Substance Use

article icon Issue Brief Jerome Hunt examines the disproportionately high rates of substance use by gay and transgender people, which is a significant impediment to the health of this group.

by Jerome Hunt | Friday, March 9, 2012

Gay and Transgender Women by the Numbers

Crosby Burns and Melissa Dunn detail the state of gay and transgender women in our society and our economy today.

by Melissa Dunn and Crosby Burns | Wednesday, March 7, 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

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Community

A look at the less universally recognized occurrence of domestic violence among partners of the same sex.

| Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Flavored Disease and Death for Minorities

article icon Issue Brief Aisha C. Moodie-Mills explains how a ban on menthol cigarettes will help minority Americans.

by Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Thursday, May 12, 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

Repealing Progress

Repealing the Affordable Care Act would take away gains for gay and lesbian African Americans and other people of color, write Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills.

by Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills | Wednesday, January 26, 2011

How to Improve Mental Health Care for LGBT Youth

book_alt2 icon Report Carlos Maza and Jeff Krehely's recommendations to Health and Human Services to improve the ability of the primary care system to adequately meet the mental health needs of LGBT youth.

by Carlos Maza and Jeff Krehely | Thursday, December 9, 2010

A Critical Issue: Hospital Visitation Rights

Jeff Krehely argues in the Baltimore Sun that hospital visitation rights are an important step on the path to full marriage rights for all Americans.

by Jeff Krehely | Monday, May 24, 2010

Help and Comfort When It’s Needed Most

CAP talks with Jeff Krehely on President Obama's directive that would require hospitals to allow visitation rights for same-sex couples.

| Friday, April 16, 2010