November 15, 2017
LGBTQ people who hold multiple marginalized identities including people of color, people with disabilities, undocumented people, and people living with HIV experience IPV in specific ways, face unique challenges and barriers to resources. ...
November 2, 2017
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
New AFL-CIO Poll Shows Workers Have Less Time for Family
August 30, 2017
A new Labor Day report unveiled Wednesday by the AFL-CIO shows that working people are working more and taking fewer vacation days. ...Read more
Child Living with HIV Maintains Remission Without Drugs Since 2008
July 25, 2017
A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...Read more
Gallup: 10.2% of U.S. LGBT Adults Now Married to Same-Sex Spouse
June 25, 2017
Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not prohibit same-sex marriages, 10.2% of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse. ...Read more
Majority of U.S. Adults Say Homosexuality Should be Accepted by Society, New Study
June 21, 2017
Survey researchers face a number of challenges in measuring LGBT identity, and there is no consensus about how best to measure sexual orientation. Some rely on respondents self-identifying as LGBT, while others base their estimates on reports of sexual behavior or sexual attraction, which usually result in higher estimates. ...Read more
LGBT Older Adults Face Unique Challenges to Successful Aging, New Report Finds
May 29, 2017
The report outlines how challenges, including a lifetime of discrimination in employment, accessing comprehensive health care, and housing-as well as lack of legal and social relationship recognition-can lead to poverty, social isolation, and poorer mental and physical health. ...Read more
American Fitness Index Ranks Seattle-Tacoma Fourth, Minneapolis-St. Paul in Top Spot
May 23, 2017
San Francisco-Oakland finished third this year, Seattle-Tacoma fourth, San Jose fifth, Boston sixth, and Denver seventh. The top seven cities in the 2017 AFI are between 4-13 percentage points ahead of the rest of the pack.