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People gather to celebrate marriage equality after a federal judge declined to stay his ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in Utah. (AP Photo/The Deseret News, Tom Smart)

The discrimination faced by the LGBT community has been well documented. Now, a study that pulls together data from a variety of sources indicates that some of the obstacles faced by LGBT individuals — at least when it comes to their health — may be falling away.

The report, “Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.” comes from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Researchers sorted through and evaluated data produced by myriad sources, from the U.S. Census Bureau to research done by various state agencies, the Institute of Medicine, National Center for Transgender Equality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and many more.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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