Stopping Discrimination in Health Care

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently published its final regulations in the Federal Register on May 18, 2016, that implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These regulations generally prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Read more … More Stopping Discrimination in Health Care

Ruling Allows Discrimination Against Trans People

U.S. District Judge Sean Cox ruled today that R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Home’s Owner Thomas Rost did not discriminate against Aimee Stephens, formerly Anthony Stephens, when he fired her.  In his ruling, Cox wrote that requiring the funeral home to do something it was religiously opposed to because of discrimination laws “would impose a substantial … More Ruling Allows Discrimination Against Trans People

Looking for Businesses and Providers for Rainbow Resource Guide

When LGBT people need services, it is important to know which service providers and businesses are LGBT-friendly. However, it is often hard to determine who will provide affirming services. SAGE Metro Detroit is creating a first-of-its kind Resource Guide for LGBT older adults, service providers, and allies that will include businesses, organizations, and service providers. … More Looking for Businesses and Providers for Rainbow Resource Guide