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Judge: ‘Plausible’ case of discrimination of transgender man at Minnesota hospital

Friday, March 20, 2015
airview Southdale Hospital, Edina, Minn.
Jakob Rumble, who's identified in court records as a transgender man, said his gender identity was disregarded when he went to the emergency room at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. ...

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Springfield, Mo., bishop objects to Catholic hospital’s same-sex benefits

Monday, January 19, 2015
Bishop James Johnston
Bishop James Johnston accuses the hospital system of ignoring the church's stand against same-sex relationships because of "regulations, government funds, and fear of public ridicule." ...

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Advocacy groups issue hospital guide for treating transgender patients

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
A group of LGBT advocacy organizations have jointly released a unique, groundbreaking publication to provide guidance to U.S. hospitals seeking to improve health care for transgender patients. ...

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Record number of healthcare facilities commit to equal care for LGBT patients

Thursday, July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON – U.S. hospitals and clinics are increasingly committed to equality for LGBT patients, according to a report released Thursday by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. ...

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Parents sue S.C. hospital over child’s gender assignment surgery

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A couple filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of South Carolina for what they say was an unnecessary sexual assignment surgery performed on a toddler they later adopted. ...

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Daughter of man arrested at husband’s bedside: Hospital statement is ‘absolute and utter bullshit’

Friday, April 12, 2013
Photos of Allen Mansell and Roger Gorley and their family.
LEES SUMMIT, Mo. -- The daughter of a Missouri man who was arrested after refusing to leave the bedside of his spouse at a Kansas City hospital earlier this week, is speaking out, and has called the hospital's statement of ...

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Ban me from my partner’s bedside? You’d have to arrest me too!

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Roger and Allen
Marriage Equality is about being able to hold the hand of the person you love when they are sick and need your love and compassion the most. It’s about making decisions that all people will eventually have to make about ...

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Missouri man arrested, handcuffed, banned from bedside of sick partner

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Roger Gorley (right) with his partner Allen.
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. -- A Missouri man has been arrested for refusing to leave the hospital bedside of his sick partner after a family member requested that he do so. ...

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Lesbian couple denied hospital rights despite legal, domestic partnership

Sunday, August 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A lesbian couple in Nevada was told by an admissions officer at a local hospital that they would need a medical power of attorney for one partner to make decisions for another in the event of ...

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Gay, HIV patient denied medication, visitors ‘for going against God’s will’

Saturday, June 2, 2012
Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, N.J.
ELIZABETH, N.J. -- A gay HIV-positive man says in court that a hospital denied him treatment and visitors, as the doctor remarked, "This is what he gets for going against God's will." ...

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