Missouri Expert Says Rural Hospitals Next in LGBT Equality

PROMO_logo_FUNDOriginally posted by KBIA, Mid-Missouri Public Radio
By: Hope Kirwan

The Healthcare Equality Index is a national bench marking tool that ranks hospitals based on whether their policies and practices include equal treatment for the LGBT community. Missouri’s standing in this index jumped from 37th  in the nation to 6th in just one year.

I spoke with Andrew Shaughnessy, Public Policy Manager of the Missouri LGBT advocacy organization PROMO, about why this ranking is so important and what it means for Missouri.

Click here to listen to the full interview

http://kbia.org/post/missouri-expert-says-rural-hospitals-next-lgbt-equality

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