The mandate requires nearly all Americans to get health insurance or pay a penalty. Promoting quality research through the Lesbian Health Fund. Find out how you can take action here. For more information, click here. The conference is a forum for discussion and exploration of how best to address these needs as well as the needs of LGBTQ health professionals and health profession students. Click here to read the full statement. Membership Benefits A free one-year subscription for full physician members to the quarterly Journal of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.
Each month, GLMA receives many calls from prospective patientswho are looking for gay or gay-friendly physicians.
GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality
To read GLMA's response, click here. States New Policy On Sexuality. On December 14, a federal district judge ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional. GLMA issued a statement applauding the decision, which reads, in part: Take Action Now to Support Nondiscrimination in Healthcare Please ACT NOW to tell HHS you support efforts to establish clear and comprehensive regulations ensuring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people do not face discrimination in accessing healthcare and coverage.
On December 16, Washington Post broke a story revealing officials at the CDC were given a list of prohibited words by the current administration, including "transgender. Stay tuned over the next couple months for more updates, beginning with the Call for Abstracts sometime in February! Click here to read the press release. The letter also calls for action to find "bipartisan solutions to reduce injuries and fatalities associated with firearms. Each month, GLMA receives many calls from prospective patientswho are looking for gay or gay-friendly physicians.