GLAD joined more than 60 partner organizations in signing on to a public comment submitted to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology by Fenway Institute, recommending the adoption of standards for adding sexual orientation and gender identity status, as well as intersex status and preferred name and pronouns, to health data collection. Adoption of these recommendations would make a substantial positive impact on the health data available with respect to LGBTQ people.

Read the public comment here.