Calls From Harlem United And More For DOH To Repeal Medicaid Drug Carve Out Intensify

Opposition continues to grow over the Department of Health’s Medicaid drug carve-out plan as more community health groups join the Save New York’s Safety Net coalition. Continue Reading →

NYC Health + Hospitals Designated “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality”

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced that 23 of its patient care locations across all five boroughs have one again received the designation “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) for 2020. Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Applauds Supreme Court Decision Affirming Federal Anti-Discriminatory Laws To Protect LGBTQ Employees

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement on the 6-3 ruling by the United States Supreme Court that discrimination based on sexual orientation and transgender status violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.: Continue Reading →

Senator Hoylman Announces New Legislation To Collect Data On COVID-19’s Impact On NY’s LGBTQ Community

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman announced new legislation to require New York State to collect and maintain data related to the sexual orientation and gender identity of New Yorkers diagnosed with COVID-19. Continue Reading →