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By Brandon Brown
University of California at Riverside 

The federal government will stop collecting data on LGBT seniors. That's bad news for their health

 


(THE CONVERSATION) You’ve likely read the front-page news about accessible gender-neutral bathrooms. This has gained attention, not only as a human rights issue, but also a political one.

What we don’t usually read is that LGBT populations face stigma and discrimination in employment and health care, as well as significant health disparities. Recent moves by the Trump administration, though, mean that these health questions will be more difficult to discern.

Information on civil rights and LGBT issues has been removed from the White House website. And, on March 20, the U.S. Department o...



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