Tag: aca

BREAKING: Supreme Court rules on housing, healthcare

No marriage equality ruling today, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on X cases. The marriage equality ruling will either be issued tomorrow, June 26, the anniversary of the Lawrence v. Texas, Windsor and Prop 8 decisions, or on Monday, June 29.

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Supreme Court to hear two cases that could affect LGBT community

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases next week that test the degree to which employers may use their personal religious beliefs to deny certain health coverage for employees. Neither case involves any LGBT-related health coverage; but the decisions in both may affect whether employers will be able to cite religious beliefs to deny such services as alternative insemination and gender reassignment.

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LGBT groups praise Supreme Court’s health care decision — except for Log Cabin Republicans

The Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will affect access to healthcare across the LGBT community. People will not lose their health insurance because of HIV status or other pre-existing conditions and transgender people cannot be denied coverage. In its decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the penalty for not buying insurance under the “individual mandate” is a tax and is therefore constitutional.

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Local briefs • 10.14.11

RCD hosts ‘The 5 Factor’ Resource Center Dallas, in partnership with Dallas Modern Luxury, presents the third annual “The 5 Factor” event on Thursday, Oct. 20, at eM the venue by Marc, 1500 Dragon St. in Dallas. “The 5 Factor”...

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High Tech Happy Hour at Monica’s tonight

High Tech Happy Hour, the month gay mixer sponsored by the Texas Instruments gay employees group but open to anyone (even those not in the tech field) has moved from its original location. It’ll be return to an old...

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Dallas Pride: Legacy Counseling Center turns 21

Not just any birthday Legacy Counseling Center, perhaps Dallas’ most underappreciated HIV/AIDS service provider, celebrates its 21st birthday tonight with “Legacy is Legal,” its largest annual fundraiser. The...

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