Event: Advancing the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations

Join the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine for a free event discussing the report, Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations. The event is part of the Hauser Policy Impact Fund Webinar Spring 2021 and will occur on Monday, June 7.

About this event

Individuals who identify as sexual and gender diverse—that is, those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, or non-binary (LGBTQI+), or who have same-sex and same-gender attractions or behaviors—have different experiences across their life course than their cisgender and heterosexual counterparts. The increase in prevalence and visibility of sexual and gender diverse populations illuminates the need for greater understanding of the ways in which current laws, systems, and programs affect their well-being.

This webinar will discuss the research-based policy implications outlined in the report, Understanding the Well-Being of LGBTQI+ Populations, current LGBTQI+ policy considerations at the federal level, such as the Equality Act and section 1557, and recent changes to and topics of interest in state and local level policies.

The featured speakers are:

  • Andrew Flores, American University;
  • Sharita Gruberg, Center for American Progress;
  • Nan Hunter, Georgetown University; Fran Hutchins, Equality Federation
  • Fran Hutchins, Equality Federation
  • Kellan Baker, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

Register now at the event page here.

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