Good news: I just received an email indicating that America’s largest accrediting body for hospitals has passed a new regulation that requires all hospitals to have an LGBT non-discrimination policy before they can be accredited.
Bad news: There’s no speedy timetable to force state hospital associations to enforce the mandate, meaning that it could be several years before it’s widespread.
Good news: You can help by sending a message to your state hospital association, urging them to fast-track the process. All you have to do is click here. I can’t give you a lollipop when you’re done, but I promise, it won’t hurt a bit.
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