Economic Issues

Selling us short: How Social Security privatization will affect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans

There has been much talk of and several attempts to privatize Social Security. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans will be disproportionately harmed by the privatization of Social Security.

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.

Caregiving among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender New Yorkers

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) caregivers and care recipients still face discrimination at doctors’ offices, hospitals, nursing homes, and other places we entrust with the care of our loved ones. Policies that embrace broad definitions of family and caregiving and recognize same-sex relationships would help to ease the burdens and strains of caregiving.

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