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Missouri’s lack of protection for LGBT people creates problems without easy solutions

Originally posted on STLPublicRadio.org By: Durrie Bouscaren Sometimes, state and federal law are in conflict. Rules for the protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is one example. Even though the federal government prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity on many counts, Missouri state law does not include those […]

Healthcare-Providers Do Have Biases Toward LGB Patients, Study Finds

In the first study that looks at a variety of healthcare providers and their implicit attitudes towards lesbian women and gay men, researchers found there is widespread implicit bias toward lesbian women and gay men. The study, “Health care providers’ implicit and explicit attitudes toward lesbian women and gay men,” published in the American Journal […]