All people who need medical care should be able to see their doctor without worrying about being mistreated, harassed, or denied service outright. The Affordable Care Act ACA helped address this issue by prohibiting health care providers and insurance companies from engaging in discrimination. As a result of several court rulings and an Obama administration rule, LGBTQ people are explicitly protected against discrimination in health care on the basis of gender identity and sex stereotypes. However, conservative forces and the Trump-Pence administration are seeking to make it easier for health care providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people and women.
Sexual Attraction and Orientation
Health services 'failing gay and bisexual men' - NHS
Skip to main content Press Enter. Home News Article Display. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story. With many liberties now being afforded to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members, people are finding it valuable to look back at the times when personnel had to serve in silence. Daniel Hohman of the th Medical Group gave his perspective of service prior to "don't ask, don't tell" and during its reign as law at a pride month presentation here on June Before Hohman spoke, Col.
Giant study links DNA variants to same-sex behavior
But geneticists have had only a handful of underpowered studies to address a complex, fraught, and often stigmatized area of human behavior. Now, the largest-ever study of the genetics of sexual orientation has revealed four genetic variants strongly associated with what the researchers call nonheterosexual behavior. Some geneticists are hailing the findings as a cautious but significant step in understanding the role of genes in sexuality. Others question the wisdom of asking the question in the first place.