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Risks to LGBTQ people in coronavirus crisis cited in new lawsuit against HHS

LGBTQ legal advocates highlighted the dangers of the coronavirus people in a lawsuit Thursday challenging the Trump administration’s refusal to enforce an Obama-era rule barring federal grantees from discriminating against LGBTQ people.

Because medical practitioners are among federal grantees, LGBTQ legal advocates say the Department of Health & Human Services’ refusal to enforce the rule puts LGBTQ people at risk as the coronavirus pandemic escalates. “We are suing the Trump administration

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