Racial & Economic Justice

GAO report: 1,138 federal benefits denied to same-sex couples

This report details all 1,138 benefits same-sex couples are denied where they are not allowed the right to marry.

Hispanic and Latino same-sex couple households in Florida: A report from the 2000 Census

There are more than 9,000 Hispanic and Latino same-sex couple households in Florida. These families are disadvantaged in terms of education, income, homeownership, disability and citizenship status compared to white non-Hispanic same-sex couple households.

Hispanic and Latino same-sex couple households in the United States: A report from the 2000 Census

There are more than 100,000 Hispanic and Latino same-sex couple households nationwide. These couples are disadvantaged compared to white non-Hispanic same-sex couple households in terms of education, income, homeownership, disability and citizenship status.

Lesbians are women too: A set of fact sheets from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute

Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women of color are minorities within a minority and are significantly disadvantaged when compared to heterosexual women. (Issued in observance of Women's History Month.)

Policy priorities in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community

With so many issues facing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community today, what do we care about the most?

Say it loud: I’m black and I’m proud

The agenda of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights movement has not always reflected the particular experiences and priorities of black LGBT people. This report studies the black LGBT community and its specific needs and challenges.

Social discrimination and health: The case of Latino gay men and HIV risk

Among gay and bisexual men, one of the groups most impacted by HIV in the United States, men of color are especially at risk.

Transitioning our shelters: A guide to making homeless shelters safe for transgender people

Transgender people are disproportionately represented in the homeless population because of the frequent discrimination they face at home, in school and on the job.

Asian Pacific American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: A community portrait

The fact that there have been very few studies of Asian Pacific American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people illustrates how they are overlooked and discriminated against in the broader Asian Pacific American and LGBT communities.

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