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LGBTQ health care: How to get what you need as concerns rise over new division at HHS

Health care can be challenging for anyone these days, but getting the right services is especially daunting for the LGBTQ community, which has faced decades of discrimination and misunderstanding. The ... read more

Trump administration dismantles LGBT-friendly policies

You can unsubscribe at any time. The new leader of ... said that they had concerns about HHS' approach to LGBT health. Nearly every attendee said they hadn't had meaningful interactions with Severino ... read more

Trans People Will Suffer Most in Name of Health ‘Conscience’

Shortly thereafter, Severino announced that “health care ... (The HHS did not immediately respond to The Daily Beast’s request for comment on LGBT groups’ concerns about the new division.) “LGBTQ ... read more

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LGBT Protections In Affordable Care Act Section 1557

On May 13, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) issued a historic new rule that codifies ... confirms that Affordable Care Act Section 1557 ... read more

MOMBIAN The LGBTQ parenting year in review

On the federal level, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ) in January announced a rule that allows health care workers to cite religious or moral beliefs as reasons to refuse ... read more

New guides developed for family caregivers, who are responding to unprecedented demand

Aging baby boomers, longer life spans and seniors opting to age in place are creating an unprecedented need ... older New Yorkers identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. VNSNY, a ... read more

LGBTQ People Are Scared About What Trump’s Victory Means for Them. Here’s Why.

His control over executive agencies virtually ensures that critical rules protecting LGBTQ ... We need social workers, organizers, and mental-health professionals to pick up the pieces and save as ... read more

HHS is targeting health workers’ religious objections. Here’s why.

The Trump administration has announced new regulations and a new division responsible for handling complaints from health-care ... you do not need to shed your moral convictions to be a part of the ... read more

When the Religious Doctor Refuses to Treat You

He added that though there had been just 10 complaints from health-care workers ... control, a transgender patient could be denied hormone therapy, or a pediatrician could refuse to treat the child of ... read more

Will the Affordable Care Act’s Non-Discrimination Regulations Continue to Cover Gender Identity and Transition Services?

In 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) published final regulations implementing Section 1557. The regulations prohibit discrimination in providing or administering health care ... read more

The religious activists on the rise inside Trump's health department

A small cadre of politically prominent religious activists inside the Department of Health and Human Services have spent months quietly planning how to weaken federal protections for abortion and ... read more

Should doctors ask patients about their sexual orientation?

“Any time you ... LGBTQ people, that is a really nice option for some people,” Goldberg said, adding that those who live elsewhere in the state have fewer options. “We need to also make sure that the ... read more

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