Friday, February 05, 2010

Shocking new medical report: Half LGBT, HIV+ surveyed report health discrimination

"Lambda Legal released the first nationwide survey that examines health care discrimination experienced by LGBT people and people living with HIV," reports the Associated Press. "The results of this survey should shock the conscience of this nation and make clear that the system is broken when it comes to health care for many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and those living with HIV,” said Beverly Tillery, Director of Community Education and Advocacy and one of the authors of the report. “No one should be turned away or face discrimination when they are sick or seeking medical care.”READ MORE