NBC: ‘Religious freedom’ rule could cause ‘significant damage’ to LGBTQ health care — advocates say.
The Trump Administration just issued a discriminatory rule that allows health care workers to refuse treatment to patients on religious grounds — opening the door for doctors to deny health care to members of the LGBTQ community.
LGBTQ Americans — particularly transgender people — already face disproportionate discrimination when it comes to health care. Health experts warn this measure will have a compounding, negative impact on health care access for the LGBTQ community. We need to fight back right away: