When Health Care Isn't Caring

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Lambda Legal's Survey on Discrimination Against LGBT People and People Living with HIV

This survey is the first to examine refusal of care and barriers to health care among LGBT and HIV communities on a national scale. We hope that these data will influence decisions being made about how health care is delivered in this country now and in the future.


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Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Health Care Fairness: A Personal Issue, A National Campaign
  • What We Found: When Health Care Isn’t Caring
  • The Path to Health Care Fairness: Recommendations for Providers, Policy-makers and Community Members
  • Methodology: How We Conducted the Survey
  • Who Responded
  • Glossary: Explanation of Survey Terms
  • Our Partners


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People and People Living with HIV Speak Out

LGBT Immigrants and Immigrants Living with HIV

LGBT Older Adults and Older Adults Living with HIV

LGBT People of Color and People of Color Living with HIV

LGBT Women

Low-Income or Uninsured LGBT People and People Living with HIV

People Living with HIV

Transgender and Gender-nonconforming People

July 31, 2014