By Trudy Ring
The groups sued over Health and Human Services’ refusal to enforce Obama-era nondiscrimination rules for homeless shelters and senior programs.
Three LGBTQ organizations have sued the Department of Health and Human Services over its refusal to enforce antidiscrimination protections during the COVID-19 crisis.
HHS announced in November that it would no longer require nonprofits receiving its grants to comply with regulations dating from President Barack Obama’s administration to avoid discrimination based on sexual orientation […]
BREAKING: Family Equality joins @TrueColorsUnite and @sageusa to sue Trump's @HHSGov for refusing to enforce anti-discrimination rules, leaving the #LGBTQ community especially vulnerable amid #COVID19 pandemic. https://t.co/7SwMa6YWR1
— Family Equality (@family_equality) March 19, 2020
— LGBTQ Progress (@LGBTProgress) March 19, 2020
In Nov 2019, @HHSGov announced it would stop enforcing anti-discrimination protections against federal grantees that deny services to, or otherwise discriminate against individuals.
As #coronavirus continues to spread rapidly, LGBTQ individuals of all ages are left vulnerable.
— Lambda Legal (@LambdaLegal) March 19, 2020