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End Exclusions Under ObamaCare

 For LGBT Missourians health is a complicated matter. It is further complicated when health insurance companies deny or exclude certain forms of coverage that for some are basic health needs. For Missourians seeking gender-affirming health care coverage barriers exist at every turn -- until the Affordable Care Act. Or so we thought…  


Municipal Equality Index Missouri Scores This Year!

A report on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality in America’s cities by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights organization, rated 353 cities across the nation, including six cities in Missouri. The 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) is the third edition of the only nationwide rating system of LGBT inclusion in municipal law. 


Barnes-Jewish Hospital Leads in LGBT Health

 by: Erin Curran
Manager-Education, Quality Research
Interim Manager-Refugee Health and Interpreter Services

Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence

Different populations of people often times have different health care needs. A 2012 report by the Missouri Foundation for Health identified lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Missourians as a population that experiences poorer health outcomes than the general population. 

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