HHS Report Details New Efforts to Improve LGBT Health


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US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently released a report documenting the Department's efforts in advancing the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, families and communities.

In the upcoming year, HHS promises to continue its outreach in promoting and supporting equality for the LGBT community. HHS is also funding grantees to review and improve the practices and services available for homeless LGBT youth and for LGBT youth and adults facing domestic violence.

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Federal Programs Related to - Lesbian & Gay Rights

Programs that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of individuals who are gay or lesbian.

    Federal Programs Related to - Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other

    Programs that focus on protecting and promoting the broad civil rights and civil liberties of individuals and work to change public policy and opinion in a variety of areas.

    See also: +COMMON CODE Advocacy (**B); Hate Crimes Prevention (I02.07); Housing Discrimination (I05.08); Voter Services (W08.05)

    Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Issues

    Programs that deal with the overall organization of the health care system including all aspects of the quality, costs, accessibility and
    appraisal of health care and health care delivery.

    Access of Health Care; Accessibility of Health Services; Availability of Health Services; Health Services Accessibility; Managed Care Programs;
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