The Trump Administration Is Rolling Back Data Collection on LGBT Older Adults
Original story at Center for American Progress• 11 mentions • 7 months ago
Center for American Progress 7 months ago
Hardly two months into the Trump administration—and only one month after Congress confirmed notoriously anti-LGBT Tom Price as secretary of health and human services—the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or HHS, has eliminated questions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people from two critical surveys. The administration is already rolling back data collection on LGBT people who receive certain federal programs, making it impossible to assess whether key programs for seniors and people with disabilities are meeting the needs of LGBT Americans. The National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants is an annual, national survey of ...