A new report outlines how government data plays a critical role in the country’s policy-making process, but that the lack of reliable data about the gay and transgender population increases the likelihood that stereotypes and myths will shape policies that impact the LGBT community.
For many LGBT families, Tax Day marks the end of an annual encounter with inequality. Although the federal tax code began incorporating marriage and family-based tax incentives in 1913, many LGBT families still cannot benefit from this tax relief.
Due to inequitable laws and social stigma, as many as two million children living in LGBT families face significant challenges accessing basic healthcare and may suffer from health disparities, according to a new report.
by Melissa Dunn, Jeff Krehely - Center for American Progress
The White House today is hosting the LGBT Conference on Housing & Homelessness in Detroit, Mich. The event is the second in a series of conferences being held across the country to address the unique needs of LGBT Americans.