Fact Sheets

Titlesort descending Date
Preventing Censorship of LGBT Information in Public School Libraries 12/3/2010

This fact sheet is designed to ensure that students have access in their school libraries to LGBTQ materials (information related to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals and those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity).

Youth and Schools
Professional Organization Statements Supporting Transgender People in Health Care 8/19/2011

Transgender Rights
Recognition of Lesbian & Gay Couples Worldwide 3/5/2009

REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act 9/28/2011

The REPEAL ("Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal") HIV Discrimination Act, introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Lee, addresses the serious problem of discrimination in the use of criminal and civil commitment laws against those who test positive for HIV.

Criminal Justice | HIV
Residents' Rights and the LGBT Community 10/15/2013

The federal 1987 Nursing Home Reform Law requires nursing homes to “protect and promote the rights of each resident” emphasizing individual dignity and self-determination in the provision of long-term care. Every nursing home accepting Medicare and/or Medicaid must meet federal requirements, including those regarding residents’ rights.

Health Care Fairness | Housing | Seniors
Resources for LGBTQ Youth 2/1/2013

Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Resources for LGBTQ Youth By State 9/26/2011

Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Resources for Professionals Serving LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care 5/7/2010

Resources, Reports, Guides and Other Tools for Lawyers, Social Workers, and other Providers Working with LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care 4/6/2012

Youth in Out-of-Home Care
Sick, Scared and Separated from Loved Ones II 8/2/2013

Progress and Problems in Hospitals Disclosing the Patient's Right to Choose Who Can Visit

Health Care Fairness