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House LGBT Caucus Aging Task Force demands Trump administration not erase LGBT elders

From LGBT Equality Caucus, May 12, 2017 Washington D.C.– Today, Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-22), Chair of the LGBT Aging Issues Task Force, and 49 members of the U.S. House of Representatives demanded the Trump Administration reinstate LGBT demographic questions to the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP). “As we fight for full equality […]

Gay bars can be mind-bogglingly racist

by Mikelle Street – VICE We decided to take a look at how unsafe “safe spaces” have been in the last 12 months. Last weekend, Rebar went from being one of New York City’s most promising new gay clubs to a glaring personification of the lack of intersectionality that exists within broader gay culture. When the bar opened its doors in Chelsea, partygoers across New York were pretty excited […]

Racial bias is a problem in doctors’ offices

Samantha Michaels — Mother Jones Black gay men are more likely to distrust the medical establishment—and to have higher rates of undiagnosed infections. Terrance Moore couldn’t breathe—just a few steps left the 23-year-old struggling for air. His doctor in Washington, DC, had previously diagnosed him with bronchitis,but the problem persisted. When he returned for a […]