Wednesday, June 29, 2011

From NCTE - U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services To Begin Counting Trans People

From the HHS statement:
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced new draft standards for collecting and reporting data on race, ethnicity, sex, primary language and disability status, and announced the administration’s plans to begin collecting health data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) populations. Both efforts aim to help researchers, policy makers, health providers and advocates to identify and address health disparities afflicting these communities...

It is about time... Better late then never right...

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