Caroline Medina

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Caroline Medina is a senior policy analyst for the LGBTQI+ Research and Communications Project at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Medina worked for the Massachusetts Legislature as a legislative director and chief of staff, where she maintained a portfolio of bills tied to public health, criminal justice reform, and LGBTQ rights. Medina specializes in qualitative and quantitative analysis of LGBTQ policies that takes an intersectional approach and most recently engaged in research for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s report on LGBTI inclusion.

Medina holds a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College and a master’s degree in public administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she focused on public economic and social policy.

Latest by Caroline Medina

State Attacks Against LGBTQI+ Rights Article
A protestor in front of the Minnesota capitol holds a sign reading

State Attacks Against LGBTQI+ Rights

Learn more about the discriminatory anti-LGBTQI+ bills advancing in states across the country and what can be done to oppose these damaging legislative attacks.

Caroline Medina, Sharita Gruberg

Supreme Court Case Could Give Taxpayer-Funded Service Providers a Broad License To Discriminate Against LGBTQ People Article
A pride flag is waved in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2013, in Washington, D.C. (Getty/AFP/Saul Loeb)

Supreme Court Case Could Give Taxpayer-Funded Service Providers a Broad License To Discriminate Against LGBTQ People

A case before the U.S. Supreme Court could allow discrimination against same-sex couples seeking to foster children and may also have broad negative impacts on nondiscrimination laws that affect a broad range of services and individuals.