About the organization:
The American Public Health Association is the nation’s leading public health organization with 25,000 members and works to advance the health of all people and all communities.
Promoting Transgender and Gender Minority Health through Inclusive Policies and Practices
- Urges Congress and state legislatures to enact legislation to protect the rights, legal benefits, and access to services of people of all gender identities and expressions. ...
- Urges public and private workplaces to institute nondiscriminatory policies and practices inclusive of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. ...
- Encourages public health and health care practices that are inclusive of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
- Encourages public and private entities to adopt policies and practices inclusive of transgender and gender-nonconforming people in different settings and across all sectors.
Amicus Brief to Call for VA Support of Surgical Treatment for Transgender Veterans with Gender Dysphoria
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Caucus of the APHA joined an amicus brief in Fulcher v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, which challenged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' refusal to engage in rulemaking to reconsider its ban on providing transgender-related surgery to veterans.