10/01/2013 12:09 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

LGBT And Need Health Insurance? Need Help Paying For It? Here's What To Do Now

Today, the ability to purchase health care insurance is extended to everyone in America, and yes, that includes the LGBT community. The Affordable Care Act, colloquially called Obamacare, may not be the universal single payer coverage we’d like to have, but it’s what we’ve got, so it’s important to know what’s in it, and how to get it if you need it.

So, if you are LGBT, before you go hunting for a policy, you should know that Obamacare:

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