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HHS now won’t cut LGBT Americans from survey

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) announced June 22 that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reversed its proposal to eliminate questions about LGBT Americans from a key survey of HHS program recipients, the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants. The Center for American Progress, along with its partner Services & [...]

Commentary: Who would go after LGBT elders? The Trump administration

Commentary: Who would go after LGBT elders? The Trump administration

Michael Adams posts on The Advocate: Despite Donald Trump’s campaign pledges to respect the equality of LGBT people, it’s becoming increasingly clear that his words can't be trusted. Our first indication of where this president’s idle promises were headed came in January, after his administration quietly removed all mention of LGBT rights [...]

SAGE opposes Trump erasure of LGBT elders from survey

Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) has announced that it is launching a nationwide effort to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed erasure of LGBT elders from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP). Specifically, SAGE opposes changes that would eliminate questions that allow the federal government [...]

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