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  1. 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

  2. LGBTI Migrants in Immigration Detention: A Global Perspective, Shana Tabak & Rachel Levitan, 37 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender No. 1 (2014)

    All immigrant detainees are at high risk for treatment that violates their human rights; but those who identify as LGBTI are at even higher risk for abuse, including targeted violence and sexual assault. Many LGBTI detainees seek asylum based on this type ...

    admin - 6/10/2020 3:53pm

  3. D.F. v. Gladys Carrion as Commissioner of New York City Administration for Children’s Services, Supreme Court: New York County (March 21, 2014)

    D.F. brought this Article 78 proceeding to challenge an act by the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), New York City’s child welfare agency. In New York, an Article 78 proceeding may be used to challenge the activities of an administrative agenc ...

    admin - 5/16/2014 11:35am

  4. Processing Appeals Involving Same-Sex Marriage (United States v. Windsor), HALLEX, Social Security Administration, Issued Feb. 12, 2014

    This section of the Social Security Administration (SSA) Hearings, Appeals, and Litigation Law Manual (HALLEX) sets forth temporary instructions advising Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) staff of SSA’s new policies and procedures for cl ...

    admin - 4/17/2014 10:57am

  5. United States v. Windsor – Overview of Supplemental Security Income Benefits for Claimants in Same-Sex Marriages, United States Social Security Administration

    This page on the Social Security Administration (SSA)’s website details which Supplemental Security Income (SSI) actions may be processed after the June 26, 2013 Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor. It sets forth instructions for processing ...

    admin - 1/30/2014 11:48am

  6. 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

  7. HIV/AIDS Recommendations for the Obama Administration, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al. (2009)

    These documents set forth recommendations for the incoming Obama administration to address the domestic HIV epidemic. They were drafted by CHLP and other national, state and local organizations representing persons affected by HIV/AIDS. The documents prio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 4:59pm

  8. Critical Civil Rights Issues for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the United States: A To Do List for the Next President's First 100 Days (2008)

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Since the beginning of the epidemic, people with HIV and their advocates have been calling on the President of the United States to take visible leadership in condemning discrimination and in supportin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 4:55pm

  9. Vickie Mayes, PhD., et al, Heterogeneity of Health Disparities Among African American, Hispanic and Asian American Women: Unrecognized Influences of Sexual Orientation, 92 American Journal of Health 632 (April 2002)

    This study compared health indicators, health status, behavioral risks and access barriers among self-identified African American, Hispanic, Asian-Americana and white lesbian/bisexual and heterosexual women in Los Angeles county. Among the racial groups, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:47pm