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Gay Health Care

Why Health Should Be A Top Priority For The LGBT Community

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities have their own specific needs when i...

End LGBT Invisibility In Health Care Now! Do Ask, Do Tell

Sean Cahill, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean Cahill, Ph.D.

Asking about sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings is critical. If we want to better understand LGBT health disparities and reduce them, we must know who LGBT patients are and how to best meet their health needs.

The White House Creates a Watershed Moment for LGBT Health

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

I recently found myself in Philadelphia attending, of all things, a White House Conference on LGBT Health. It slowly dawned on me that this event alone does wonders to send a flag hither and yon that LGBT health is no longer a fringe issue.

Court Rules In Favor Of Gay Couple, Says Government Can't Deny Health Benefits

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge in San Francisco ruled Wednesday that the U.S. government cannot deny health benefits to the wife of a lesbian c...

LGBT Finally Included In U.S. Health Data

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living

For the first time, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations will be included in the National Health Interview Survey -- one of the key sour...

A Road Map to a New Day for LGBT Health

Judith Bradford, PhD | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home
Judith Bradford, PhD

The picture of LGBT health is far from complete, and without it, policy makers still cannot draft health care policies that account for the full range of challenges we face. But we at least now have the beginning of a roadmap.

AP source: Same-sex partners to get fed benefits

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, under growing criticism for not seeking to end the ban on openly gay men and women in the military, is exte...