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The supposedly anti-gay Trump administration is distributing HIV prevention medication for free

Those evil, anti-gay bigots in the White House are now … working to eradicate HIV? Hmm. We’ve been told by supposed left-wing gay and transgender rights advocates, such as the oddly-named Human Rights Campaign, that President Trump is the “most anti-LGBTQ president ever.” The same activists also recently said that Mike Pence is the most… Read More »

New Trump administration rule would weaken protections for transgender people in health care – The Washington Post

Openly gay politicians and their supporters called on the Republican-controlled Senate to pass the Equality Act. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) May 24 at 9:33 AM The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed a rule that civil rights groups warn may be used to deny care to transgender patients. Under the Obama administration, HHS… Read More »

Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration announced on Friday that it will bar organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money, a step that could strip millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood and direct it toward religiously-based, anti-abortion groups. The new federal rule is almost certain to be challenged in court. Clinics will be able… Read More »

U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women’s birth control from taking effect. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland granted a request by 14 Democratic attorneys general for a preliminary injunction. The rules,… Read More »

Trump Administration proposes using ACA subsidies to buy non-Obamacare health insurance

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today has released proposed waivers that include the ability for states to provide financial assistance for different types of health insurance, not just qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act. States could choose to expand the availability of plans and could provide subsidies to a defined contribution,… Read More »