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LifeBridge Health Hospitals Named 2014 Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality

Sinai and Northwest hospitals are recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as leaders with the equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patients and employees.

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Penn Medicine Hospitals Named “Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by Human Rights Campaign

All four hospitals in the University of Pennsylvania Health System, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Chester County Hospital were listed today as a 2014 LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader from Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Named Leader in LGBT Health care Equality

Today Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) was recognized as a ‘Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality’ by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation in its 2014 Healthcare Equality Index. The annual survey encourages equal care for LGBT Americans, and recognizes health care institutions doing the best work. SCCA earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients and their families, who can face significant challenges in securing the quality health care and respect they deserve.

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Supreme Court Cert Denial in Same-Sex Marriage Cases a Good Deal for Liberals and Conservatives

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Legal Expert Available to Talk About Supreme Court Denial of Review for Same-Sex Marriage Cases

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Leads Efforts to Improve LGBT Health

Over the past five years there has been much progress in terms of the legal, social and cultural advancements surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. Health care systems are now working to tackle the next item on the agenda — how to advance LGBT health — and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is in the center of the discussion.

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Same-Sex Marriage; Corporate Inversions: Experts Available to Speak on Pressing Legal Issues and Controversies

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Young People Support LGBT Rights but Disagree on Priorities

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A new national survey finds that while young people express strong support for marriage equality, they also believe the push for same-sex marriage has diverted too much attention from other important issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered individuals. The study shows that young people differ along racial and ethnic lines in setting priorities for advancing LGBT rights.

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Appeals Court Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional - Experts Needed

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Group Recommends Removing Sexual Orientation-Related Disorders From the International Classification of Diseases

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A working group evaluating sexual orientation-related disorders listed in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), a publication of the World Health Organization (WHO), has recommended the disorders be deleted, a move that will make getting health care easier for gays and others who may have gender atypicality.

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