Health & HIV/AIDS

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth: An epidemic of homelessness

Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40 percent are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homeless LGBT youth are at risk not only on the streets, but in the shelter system as well. (Prereleased to New York City press December 20, 2006.)

Discriminación social y la salud: El caso del hombre gay Latino y el riesgo del VIH

Entre los hombres gay y bisexuales, uno de los grupos más impactado por el VIH en los Estados Unidos, los hombres de color están especialmente a riesgo.

Economic benefits of marriage under federal and Connecticut state law

Thousands of Connecticut same-sex couples are at a grave disadvantage because they are unable to enter into a civil marriage that is recognized under state and federal law.

Heath Care & HIV/AIDS

Health Care

March 23, 2012, marked the two-year anniversary since the landmark health reform bill, the Affordable Care Act, was signed into law. Since the Affordable Care Act was signed by President Obama in 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has been working to fully implement it.

While the law won’t be fully implemented until 2014, health care reform has already made a number of changes to the structure of health insurance in the United States that make some affordable health insurance options available to LGBT people and their families.

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