Bloomberg Law
May 10, 2021, 1:08 PMUpdated: May 10, 2021, 6:00 PM

White House Reverses Trump Ban on LGBT Health Protections (2)

Shira Stein
Shira Stein

The federal government will begin enforcing protections for LGBT Americans in health care again, reversing a ban put in place by the Trump administration, the Health and Human Services Department said Monday.

The decision to do so was made in light of the Supreme Court’s finding in Bostock v. Clayton County, which held that LGBT people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

“The Supreme Court has made clear that people have a right not to be discriminated against on the basis of sex and receive equal treatment under the law, no ...

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