Health & Well-being for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Americans

HHS works to ensure that LGBTQ+ people, their families, and communities receive equal access to health services by providing enhanced resources for LGBTQ+ health issues; developing better information regarding LGBTQ+ health needs; and working to close the LGBTQ+ health disparities gap that currently exists.

Healthy People 2030

Get involved in this federal initiative that sets 10-year national goals for improving the health of the U.S. population, including LGBTQ+ populations.

LGBTQ+ Youth

Create a safe space for our youth who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBTQ+) report having been bullied or cyberbullied in the past year more than their peers.

Mental Health

Find resources that help families support their LGBTQ+ children, tips for LGBTQ+ people who are homeless, and trainings for practitioners.


Discover opportunities to advance sexual and gender minority-related research activities.

Support for American Indian and Alaska Natives

Learn how the Indian Health Service (HIS) works to ensure equal access to health services and close the gap that exists for our Native LGBTQ+-Two-Spirit people.

Representation Matters

Meet Dr. Rachel Levine, the Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS and the first openly transgender individual to serve in a Senate-confirmed position.

COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force

Listen to how the government is taking a health equity lens to the Coronavirus pandemic in order to identify and eliminate disparities in health outcomes.

HHS Reports on LGBTQ+ Health

Explore HHS reports on advancing the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ individuals, families, and communities.

Access to Healthcare

Track progress towards improving access to quality care and recognizing that diverse populations have distinctive needs.

LGBTQ+ Communities and Resources

Read about federal resources for LGBTQ+ youth, people living with HIV, LGBTQ+ refugees, women, older adults, and more.

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