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[Editorial] Meeting the unique health-care needs of LGBTQ people

09 Jan 2016

2015 was a landmark year in the USA for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights. In June, the US Supreme Court Obergefell vs Hodges decision upheld marriage equality for same-sex couples, suggesting a nationwide move toward the rejection of stigma associated with LGBTQ sexuality. In December, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released their annual report—Advancing LGBT Health & Well-being—which highlights substantial advances in health initiatives for LGBTQ people and their families, as well as outlining HHS objectives in LGBTQ health care for 2016.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet