Read the full statement here. LGBT people face a unique range of issues and health disparities, which can be exacerbated by medical staff not versed in their needs. Click here to read the full statement and learn how you can aid GLMA's advocacy efforts! Click here to see the statement. For more information, and to see this year's honorees, click here. Among content removed was a webpage dedicated to answering questions specific to sexual minority women's health and a health fact sheet which listed GLMA and NCLR where additional information is available. The letter also calls for action to find "bipartisan solutions to reduce injuries and fatalities associated with firearms.
The Trump Administration released language for a proposed rule that would prohibit healthcare providers and organizations receiving Title X family planning funding from the federal government from performing, promoting, referring for, or supporting abortion services, or from taking any actions to assist a patient in getting an abortion.
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The coalition, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, argued that the change voided the mandate and therefore rendered it unconstitutional. For more information, click here. I also love a good listicle. For more information, and to see this year's honorees, click here. Finding an LGBT-friendly doctor is often like finding a needle in a very straight haystack. GLMA is also proud to have joined an amicus brief in support of this case, along with other leading health professional associations.
The letter also calls for action to find "bipartisan solutions to reduce injuries and fatalities associated with firearms. In response to reports of a memo obtained from HHS that seeks to narrowly redefine sex under federal law, more than 35 leading health professional associations and community health centers have signed-on to a letter strongly opposing this proposal as contrary to medical science. You can read the NIH statement here. Our new address is: Contact us today to start a local team! The District of Columbia is set to become the first jurisdiction in the nation to require continuing education for healthcare providers in LGBT cultural and clinical competency. The OutList is open to all healthcare providers of any distinction or specialty.