By Ariana Puzzo
WASHINGTON — Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth introduced a bill to address health disparities for LGBTQ veterans. The bill would address higher rates of intimate partner violence and mental illness compared to non-LGBTQ service members. Duckworth and Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H., introduced the legislation on June 27 to amend the U.S. Department of […]
Despite these alarming trends, VA does not currently offer any targeted outreach to LGBT Veterans.
That’s why I introduced legislation with @RepChrisPappas that would help identify these barriers, address gaps in care & give these Veterans a voice within VA’s Central Office.
— Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) June 27, 2019