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IHS Addresses Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health Issues
IHS hosted a public meeting on the health issues of American Indian and Alaska Native LGBT communities on July 27. Attendees discussed IHS health care delivery changes necessary to improve the health care needs of LGBT communities. Read our blog on this important conversation.