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  1. President Obama Directs the Dept. of Health and Human Services to Enforce Visitation Rights for LGBT Couples (2010)

    President Obama has directed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure that hospitals do not deny visitation rights to same-sex partners. President Obama gave DHHS until October 15, 2010 to provide information on the steps the agency ha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:44pm

  2. Adams v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, No. 09-10272 (D. Mass. June 7, 2010)

    In this decision, a federal district court judge (the trial judge) denied the Federal Bureau of Prison's (FBOP) motion to dismiss the complaint of a transgender prisoner, Vanessa Adams, seeking access to hormone therapy.  It is a district court decis ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. California Public Benefits Issues for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients: A Guide for Attorneys and Advocates, (Nat’l Ctr. for Lesbian Rights, San Francisco, Cal. and Legal Services of N. Cal., Sacramento, Cal.), Aug. 14, 2011

    Prepared by the National Center Lesbian Rights and Legal Services of Northern California, this guide provides an overview and study of California and federal law for attorneys and advocates who are assisting LGBT clients with public benefits issues in Cal ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 4:21pm

  4. Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Parker, No. 2011-CA-000329-MR (Ky. App., Apr. 27, 2012)

    This is a decision by the Kentucky Court of Appeals affirming the circuit court's decision in favor of an HIV-positive employee denied disability retirement benefits. The denial was based in part on the employer deeming the employee's HIV a pre- ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/6/2018 10:13am

  5. Teen SENSE Model Standards: Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

    Teen SENSE Model Standards: Sexual Health Care for Youth in State Custody reflects the minimum requirements that facilities should meet in order to appropriately address the sexual health care needs of youth in the state's care. Youth should be provi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/27/2019 3:35pm

  6. Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions that Combat Anti-Gay Stigma for Men Who Have Sex with Men and for Transgender Women, Sean Cahill, Robert Valadéz, and Sabina Ibarrola, Journal of Public Health Policy (2012)

    This article identifies the specific components of community-level and structural-level HIV prevention interventions targeting men who have sex with men that have proven effective in reducing homophobia and affirming the healthy formation of gay and trans ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2020 6:20pm

  7. Living at Risk: Transgender Women, HIV, and Human Rights in South Florida, Human Rights Watch (2018)

    Transgender women face myriad barriers to accessing the services and health care that they need, this Human Rights Watch study from South Florida demonstrates. While the findings are not novel, data documenting the issues is very useful for advocacy. ...

    admin - 3/9/2020 5:40pm

  8. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:49am

  9. Letter Re: Civil Rights Complaints Filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center, Lambda Legal (2011)

    This letter, drafted by Lambda Legal on behalf of a wide-ranging coalition including CHLP, provides support to civil rights complaints filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center. Submitted to the Department of Homeland Security, the letter expresses s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 3:50pm

  10. The Johannesburg Statement on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights (2004)

    This statement was adopted at a meeting of African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations, with fifty-five participants from twenty-two groups representing sixteen countries across the continent. It is addressed to African member government ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/10/2020 5:24pm

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