LGBTQ people are under attack in state legislatures. Help us fight back.
Fear of discrimination causes many LGBTQ people to avoid seeking care. And when they do get treatment, studies have shown that LGBTQ people are often not treated with the respect or cultural competence that all patients deserve. Through pioneering efforts such as the Healthcare Equality Index and the new Long-Term Care Equality Index, HRC is dedicated to improving healthcare for LGBTQ people and their families.
As we continue to navigate the global pandemic, HRC has made strong efforts to connect LGBTQ folks with public education and health information related to the coronavirus. Our community faces unique challenges due to its economic and health care situations. Take a look at “The LGBTQ Community and COVID-19” for more information.
The Healthcare Equality Index 2017 used new scoring criteria that were announced in 2015 and implemented during the 2016 calendar year survey. For the first time ever, HEI participants were…
One in three healthcare providers has not even heard about PrEP, which means you could encounter some resistance if your clinician doesn’t have all of the facts. Here are some…
The LGBTQ community is more likely to experience discrimination in healthcare settings than our non-LGBTQ counterparts – learn about steps you can take if you aren’t treated fairly.
HRC has joined partner organizations for a series of webinars to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and the LGBTQ community. Watch below and check back for upcoming webinars.
“You are human; you are whole. You are normal. Intersex is normal...We love you, and you are not alone.” - Former HRC Foundation Youth Ambassador Johnny Leggette (They/She)
A newer area of focus on colleges and campuses is ensuring that health insurance policies provide transgender-inclusive coverage.
This research brief highlights what we know about HIV and transgender people in the United States.
On April 15, 2010, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum taking important steps to protect the visitation and healthcare decision-making rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people.
As COVID-19 sweeps the world, hundreds of thousands of people have contracted the virus, and every community has been affected. The LGBTQ community in the U.S. — along with many…
"Reparative" or "conversion" therapy is a dangerous practice that targets LGBTQ youth and seeks to change their sexual or gender identities.