LGBTQIA US News Roundup

By Tricia Boucher

When Doctors’ ‘Morality’ Leads to Dead LGBT People

You have until Tuesday, March 27th to speak out against the rule proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services that would allow health care workers to refuse care to people based on the workers’ religious beliefs and moral convictions.  Contact the Federal Register directly or the National LGBTQ Task Force.

Trump orders ban on most transgender troops, yet final policy rests in courts

Although not implemented since existing court orders are banning Trump’s earlier attempt to block trans persons from serving in the military, Trump produced a presidential memorandum late Friday that blocks persons with a diagnosis (or history) of gender dysphoria from serving.

Lesbian and bisexual resources are dropped from HHS website

The Department of Health and Human Services removed a webpage with information specific to lesbians and bisexual women.  They report that they have updated that information and incorporated it into relevant pages across the website.


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