They are NOT required to perform same-sex marriages. Accessed February 9, If you believe that you faced discrimination, contact a Pride Legal employment attorney for advice. The impact of institutional discrimination on psychiatric disorders in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: a prospective study.
First, however, one must understand how societal prejudice adversely affects such outcomes. Relationship formalization and individual and relationship well-being among same-sex couples.
While fully acknowledging the limitations described earlier and the uncertainties inherent in such discussions, the Indiana State Medical Association—on the basis of the evidence-based literature cited in this article, including research from academic experts in the fields of medicine, economics, political science, psychology, epidemiology, and public health—has joined the American Medical Association in calling for the recognition that exclusion from civil union or marriage contributes to health care disparities affecting same-sex households.
Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people in 90 countries worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice. Legislation to make marriage equality a reality will change, and save, lives.
As the Supreme Court deliberates over the same-sex marriage case, lawmakers have an opportunity to proactively protect the rights of LGBT Filipinos. Significantly compromised health care delivery and adverse health outcomes are well documented for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT community in the United States compared with the population at large.
Improved outcomes are to be expected because of the improved access to health care conferred by marriage benefits under federal or state law and as a result of attenuating the effects of institutionalized stigma on a sexual minority group.
California law forbids discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Mortality among men and women in same-sex marriage: a national cohort study of Danes. J Homosex. The effects of unequal access to health insurance for same-sex couples in California.
California law permits two people to be both in a domestic partnerships and married.