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Legislative hearings on bills targeting LGBT community

Lambda Legal attorney Shelly Skeen Hearings on four bills targeting the LGBT community will be heard this week. Several bills target transitioning for LGBT youth.

Another criminalized HIV-positive status. • House Bill 1424 targets the LGBTQ+ Community and PLWH. It allows a physician, nurse, staff member, or employee of a hospital or other health care facility to refuse to provide medical procedures (including life-saving care) based on their ethical, moral or religious beliefs.

It will be heard in the House Public Health Committee on Wednesday morning, April 14, 2021, at 9 a.m. • HB 1399 targets transgender youth and medical malpractice insurance coverage.

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