Tag Archives: inequity

Doctors lack data on LGBT community: report

By Lauren Keiper BOSTON (Reuters) – Gaping holes exist in data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and more research into their lifestyles is needed for medical authorities to better serve them, a report released on Thursday shows. The … Continue reading

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Victory! New York City Adopts Policy Ensuring Transgender People Equal Access to Marriage Licenses

This just in from the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund: We are happy to announce that the city of New York has adopted a new policy designed to ensure that transgender people have equal access to marriage licenses. The … Continue reading

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DOJ to Stop Defending Section 3 of DOMA

In a 2/23/2011 release by the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Obama administration would no longer defend Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act which, for federal purposes, defines marriage as only between … Continue reading

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Greater Than AIDS: Deciding Moments

What is Deciding Moments? Deciding Moments are everyday opportunities to take a stand against HIV – to be “greater than” the disease. It may be walking into a clinic and asking to be tested, buying (and using) condoms, correcting a … Continue reading

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New Report Shows Pervasive Discrimination against Transgender People

In a 2/4/2011 press release, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Center for Transgender Equality announced the publication of “Injustice at Every Turn,” a wide-ranging report which exposes “… the depth of discrimination against transgender and … Continue reading

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