Tag Archives: HHS
President-elect Trump's picks to head HHS and HUD are setting off alarms in the LGBT activist community but his pick for Secretary of Defense seems less concerning.
Obama admin rolls out major policies to stop discrimination on gender identity, important step on sexual orientation
Three federal agencies announced policies last week to help alleviate discrimination based on gender identity and, to a smaller extent, on sexual orientation.
Utah's attorney general says he'll go directly to the Supreme Court to challenge a federal appeals panel decision against the state's marriage ban for same-sex couples. Boulder --and now St.Louis-- have begun issuing marriage licenses. And the Supreme Court has
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases next week that test the degree to which employers may use their personal religious beliefs to deny certain health coverage for employees. Neither case involves any LGBT-related health coverage; but the decisions
The Maine supreme court ruled a public school can't bar a trans girl from the girls' bathroom. Liberty Counsel says it will head to the U.S. Supreme Court to fight ban on ex-gay therapy. Two of eight openly LGBT members
The impact of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the core provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) continues to roll out, both within the Obama administration and in court.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a memo April 6 encouraging child welfare agencies to better serve the needs of “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth” in the foster care system.
The Dept. of Health and Human Services said it "strongly supports" regulations which protect the rights of health care providers from being "compelled to perform or assist in an abortion." But what it did not say was of greater interest