You can find information on UMD-PRC peer-reviewed and archived publications below:

Peer-Reviewed Publications

LGBTQ+ Youth

Watson, R. J., Park, M., Taylor, A., Fish, J. N., Corliss, H., Eisenberg, M., Saewyc, E. (2020). Associations Between Community-Level LGBTQ-Supportive Factors and Substance Use Among Sexual Minority Adolescents. LGBT Health.

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A., & Wang, M. Q. (2020). Victimization, depression, and the suicide cascade in sexual minority youth. Journal of Mental Health. 

Gamarel, K. E., Watson, R. J., Mouzoon, R., Wheldon, C. W., Fish, J. N., & Fleischer, N. L. (2020). Family rejection and cigarette smoking among sexual and gender minority adolescents in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Fish, J. N. (2020). Sexual minority youth are at a disadvantage: What now? The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health

Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., McKay, T., Allen, S., Eaton, L., & Puhl, R. M. (2020). Substance use among a national sample of LGBTQ adolescents: Intersections of sex assigned at birth and gender identity. LGBT Health

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A. D., Dyer, T. (2020). Substance Use and Suicide Attempts among Adolescent Sexual Minority Males: A Comparison of Synthesized Substance Use Measures. American Journal of Epidemiology. 

Fish, J. N., Moody, R. Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (2019). LGBTQ youth-serving community-based organizations: Who participates and what difference does it make? Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Fish, J. N., Rice, C. E., Lanza, S. T., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Is young adulthood a critical period for suicidal behavior among sexual minorities? Results from a US national sample. Prevention Science.

Martin-Storey, A. & Fish, J. N. (2019). Victimization disparities between heterosexual and sexual minority youth from ages 9 to 15. Child Development.

Fish, J. N., Schulenberg, J. E., & Russell, S. T. (2019). ​Sexual minority youth report high-intensity binge drinking: The critical role of school victimization. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., Poteat, V. P., & Rathus, T. (2019). Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Alcohol Use: Within-Group Differences in Associations with Internalized Stigma and Victimization. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 

Wheldon, C. W., Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., & Gamarel, K. (2019). Cigarette Smoking Among Youth at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. LGBT Health.

  • Identifies subgroups of sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth who are more vulnerable to tobacco use.

Turpin, R.Boekeloo, B., & Dyer, T. (2019). Sexual identity modifies the association between bullying and suicide planning among adolescents with same-sex sexual partners. Journal of LGBT Youth16(3), 300-316.

  • Identifies differences in the association between bullying and suicidality among adolescents with same sex sexual partners.

Russell, S. T., & Fish, J. N. (2019). Sexual minority youth, social change, and health: A developmental collision. Research in Human Development16(1), 5-20.

  • Provides a theoretical hypothesis about why modern cohorts of sexual minority youth people continue to evidence mental health inequities 

Paceley, M. S., Fish, J. N., Thomas, M. M., & Goffnett, J. (2019). The Impact of Community Size, Community Climate, and Victimization on the Physical and Mental Health of SGM Youth. Youth & Society, 0044118X19856141.

  • Examines the degree to which youth experiences with victimization and health vary by community size and perceived community climate towards LGBTQ people. 

Paceley, M. S., Fish, J. N., Conrad, A., & Schuetz, N. (2019). Diverse community contexts and community resources for sexual and gender minority youth: A mixed‐methods study. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. 

  • This mixedmethods study examined the relationship between community size and the climate toward SGM individuals and the availability and utilization of SGM community resources. 

Nelon, J., Garney, W., Aparicio, E., Phillips, D., Wilson, K., Garcia, K., & Anderson, K. (2019). 227. Utilization of Social Network Analysis To Understand Birth Control Uptake In Youth Who Experience Homelessness. Journal of Adolescent Health64(2), S116.

Nelon, J. L., Garney, W., Aparicio, E., Patterson, M., Kachingwe, O., Wilson, K., & Garcia, K. (2019). Utilization of Social Network Analysis To Understand Relationships In Program Measures For Youth Who Experience Homelessness. Journal of Adolescent Health64(2), S115.

Gattamorta, K. A., Salerno, J., & Quidley-Rodriguez, N. (2019). Hispanic Parental Experiences of Learning a Child Identifies as a Sexual Minority. Journal of GLBT Family Studies15(2), 151-164.

  • Explores the experiences of Hispanic parents or guardians having a child come out as LGBTQ, elucidating the role of Hispanic cultural factors associated with this process.

Gattamorta, K. A., Salerno, J. P., & Castro, A. J. (2019). Intersectionality and health behaviors among US high school students: examining race/ethnicity, sexual identity, and sex. Journal of school health89(10), 800-808.

  • Uses YRBS 2015 data to explore cross-sectional health outcomes, including mental health between male and female youth with different sexual, racial, and ethnic identities, highlighting the vulnerabilities associated with being LGB and of color.

Aparicio, E. M., Shpiegel, S., Grinnell-Davis, C., & King, B. (2019). “My body is strong and amazing”: Embodied experiences of pregnancy and birth among young women in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review98, 199-205.

Combs, K. M., Aparicio, E. M., Prince, D. M., Grinnell-Davis, C., Marra, L., & Faulkner, M. (2019). Evidence-based sexual health programs for youth involved with juvenile justice and child welfare systems: Outcomes across settings. Children and Youth Services Review100, 64-69.

Day, J. K., Fish, J. N., Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Gay‐Straight Alliances, Inclusive Policy, and School Climate: LGBTQ Youths’ Experiences of Social Support and Bullying. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

  • Identifies unique pathways through which inclusive policies and school climate impact youths experiences in schools

Coulter, R. W., Ware, D., Fish, J. N., & Plankey, M. W. (2019). Latent Classes of Polysubstance Use Among Adolescents in the United States: Intersections of Sexual Identity with Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity. LGBT Health6(3), 116-125. 

  • Identified different unique profiles of polysubstance use and how these behaviors systematically vary by key demographic factors.

Fish, J. N., Baams, L., Wojciak, A. S., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Are sexual minority youth overrepresented in foster care, child welfare, and out-of-home placement? Findings from nationally representative data. Child Abuse & Neglect89, 203-211.

  • Concludes that sexual minority youth are overrepresented in foster care and child welfare relative to heterosexual youth.

Fish, J. N., Schulenberg, J. E., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Sexual minority youth report high-intensity binge drinking: the critical role of school victimization. Journal of Adolescent Health64(2), 186-193.

  • First study to identify elevated rates of high-intensity binge drinking among sexual minority youth. 

Fish, J. N., Turner, B., Phillips, G., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Cigarette Smoking Disparities Between Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth. Pediatrics143(4), e20181671.

  • Concluded that sexual orientation-related disparities in smoking among US adolescents have remained relatively stable in the past decade. 

Fish, J. N., Watson, R. J., Gahagan, J., Porta, C. M., Beaulieu-Prévost, D., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Smoking Behaviours among Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Youth? Findings from 15 years of Provincially Representative Data. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2019:38:101-110.

  • Concluded that sexual orientation-related disparities in smoking among Canadian adolescents have remained relatively stable in the past decade. 

Martin‐Storey, A., & Fish, J. (2019). Victimization disparities between heterosexual and sexual minority youth from ages 9 to 15. Child Development90(1), 71-81.

  • Identifies prospective patterns of victimization among heterosexual and sexual minority youth from ages 9 to 15. 

Salerno, J. P., Kachingwe, O. N., Fish, J. N., Parekh, E., Geddings-Hayes, M., Boekeloo, B. O., & Aparicio, E. M. (2020). “Even if you think you can trust them, don’t trust them”: An exploratory analysis of the lived experiences of sexual health among sexual minority girls in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 116, 105161. 

Fish, J. N., McInroy, L. B., Paceley, M. S., Williams, N. D., Henderson, S., Levine, D. S., & Edsall, R. N. (2020). “I’m Kinda Stuck at Home With Unsupportive Parents Right Now”: LGBTQ Youths’ Experiences With COVID-19 and the Importance of Online Support. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Substance Use & Abuse

Fish, J. N., & Rice, C. E. (in press). Life course perspectives on past-year alcohol use disorder between heterosexual and sexual minority adults and associations with discrimination. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Turpin, R., Dangerfield, D., Mayer, K., Liu, H., Dyer, T. (in press). Syndemic latent transition analysis in the HPTN 061 cohort: Prospective interactions between trauma, mental health, social support, and substance use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Watson, R. J., Park, M., Taylor, A., Fish, J. N., Corliss, H., Eisenberg, M., Saewyc, E. (2020). Associations Between Community-Level LGBTQ-Supportive Factors and Substance Use Among Sexual Minority Adolescents. LGBT Health.

Gamarel, K. E., Watson, R. J., Mouzoon, R., Wheldon, C. W., Fish, J. N., & Fleischer, N. L. (2020). Family rejection and cigarette smoking among sexual and gender minority adolescents in the United States. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., McKay, T., Allen, S., Eaton, L., & Puhl, R. M. (2020). Substance use among a national sample of LGBTQ adolescents: Intersections of sex assigned at birth and gender identity. LGBT Health

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A. D., Dyer, T. (2020). Substance Use and Suicide Attempts among Adolescent Sexual Minority Males: A Comparison of Synthesized Substance Use Measures. American Journal of Epidemiology. 

Kreueger, E., Fish, J. N., & Upchurch, D. (2020). Sexual orientation disparities in alcohol, cannabis, and tobacco use disorders: Investigating social stress mechanisms in a U.S. national sample. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

  • Supports both minority specific and universal forms of stress as contributing factors in sexual orientation related substance abuse disparities. 

Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., Poteat, V. P., & Rathus, T. (2019). Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Alcohol Use: Within-Group Differences in Associations with Internalized Stigma and Victimization. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 

Fish, J. N., Schulenberg, J. E., & Russell, S. T. (2019). ​Sexual minority youth report high-intensity binge drinking: The critical role of school victimization. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Wheldon, C. W., Watson, R. J., Fish, J. N., & Gamarel, K. (2019). Cigarette Smoking Among Youth at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. LGBT Health.

  • Identifies subgroups of sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth who are more vulnerable to tobacco use.

Friedman, M. R., Bukowski, L., Eaton, L. A., Matthews, D. D., Dyer, T. V., Siconolfi, D., & Stall, R. (2019). Psychosocial health disparities among black bisexual men in the US: effects of sexuality nondisclosure and gay community support. Archives of sexual behavior48(1), 213-224.

  • Addressed bisexual identity and behavior and the fact that biphobia among providers needs to be addressed to to facilitate opportunities for safe sexuality disclosure and access to community support.

Fish, J. N., Watson, R. J., Gahagan, J., Porta, C. M., Beaulieu-Prévost, D., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Smoking Behaviours among Heterosexual and Sexual Minority Youth? Findings from 15 years of Provincially Representative Data. Drug and Alcohol Review. 2019:38:101-110.

  • Concluded that sexual orientation-related disparities in smoking among Canadian adolescents have remained relatively stable in the past decade. 

Fish, J. N., Turner, B., Phillips, G., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Cigarette Smoking Disparities Between Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth. Pediatrics143(4), e20181671.

  • Concluded that sexual orientation-related disparities in smoking among US adolescents have remained relatively stable in the past decade. 

Fish, J. N., Schulenberg, J. E., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Sexual minority youth report high-intensity binge drinking: the critical role of school victimization. Journal of Adolescent Health64(2), 186-193.

  • First study to identify elevated rates of high-intensity binge drinking among sexual minority youth. 

Fish, J. N. (2019). Sexual orientation-related disparities in high-intensity binge drinking: findings from a nationally representative sample. LGBT Health.

  • First nationally representative study to demonstrate elevated rates of high-intensity binge drinking among sexual minority relative to heterosexual adults.

D’Silva, J., Boekeloo, B., Seaman, E., & Quinton, S. (2019). Marijuana risk perceptions are associated with past-month marijuana use among Black first-year college students at a historically Black university. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 1-12.

  • Addresses how perceived risk of marijuana use is associated with actual reported use among first-year African American hetersexual and homosexual college students.

Coulter, R. W., Ware, D., Fish, J. N., & Plankey, M. W. (2019). Latent Classes of Polysubstance Use Among Adolescents in the United States: Intersections of Sexual Identity with Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity. LGBT Health6(3), 116-125. 

  • Identified different unique profiles of polysubstance use and how these behaviors systematically vary by key demographic factors. 

Fish, J. N., & Exten, C. (2020). Sexual Orientation Differences in Alcohol Use Disorder Across the Adult Life Course. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 

Mental Health

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A., & Wang, M. Q. (2020). Victimization, depression, and the suicide cascade in sexual minority youth. Journal of Mental Health. 

Martoccio, T., Berlin, L., Aparicio, E. M., Appleyard Carmody, K., & Dodge, K. (2020). Intergenerational continuity in child maltreatment: Explicating underlying mechanisms. Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A. D., Dyer, T. (2020). Substance Use and Suicide Attempts among Adolescent Sexual Minority Males: A Comparison of Synthesized Substance Use Measures. American Journal of Epidemiology. 

Fish, J. N., Rice, C. E., Lanza, S. T., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Is young adulthood a critical period for suicidal behavior among sexual minorities? Results from a US national sample. Prevention Science.

Turpin, R.Boekeloo, B., & Dyer, T. (2019). Sexual identity modifies the association between bullying and suicide planning among adolescents with same-sex sexual partners. Journal of LGBT Youth16(3), 300-316.

  • Identifies differences in the association between bullying and suicidality among adolescents with same sex sexual partners.

Gattamorta, K. A., Salerno, J. P., & Castro, A. J. (2019). Intersectionality and health behaviors among US high school students: examining race/ethnicity, sexual identity, and sex. Journal of school health89(10), 800-808.

  • Uses YRBS 2015 data to explore cross-sectional health outcomes, including mental health between male and female youth with different sexual, racial, and ethnic identities, highlighting the vulnerabilities associated with being LGB and of color.

Friedman, M. R., Bukowski, L., Eaton, L. A., Matthews, D. D., Dyer, T. V., Siconolfi, D., & Stall, R. (2019). Psychosocial health disparities among black bisexual men in the US: effects of sexuality nondisclosure and gay community support. Archives of sexual behavior48(1), 213-224.

  • Addressed bisexual identity and behavior and the fact that biphobia among providers needs to be addressed to to facilitate opportunities for safe sexuality disclosure and access to community support.

Programs & Services

Shin, R.Q., Smith, L.C.,  Vernay, C.N., Welch, J.C., Sharma, R. & Eberhardt, M. (2020). Accessing Counseling Services Where the Rainbow Doesn’t Shine: A Heterosexism Audit Study. Journal of Homosexuality.

Holman, E. G., Landry-Meyer, L., Fish, J. N. (2020). Creating supportive environments for LGBT older adults: An efficacy evaluation of staff training in a senior living facility. Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 

Fish, J. N., Moody, R. Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (2019). LGBTQ youth-serving community-based organizations: Who participates and what difference does it make? Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Salerno, J. P.Turpin, R., Howard, D., Dyer, T.Aparicio, E. M., & Boekeloo, B. O. (2019). Health Care Experiences of Black Transgender Women and Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Qualitative Study. The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care: JANAC.

  • Explores the healthcare experiences of Black transgender women and MSM, elucidating the unique healthcare needs of sexual and gender minority individuals of color.

Paceley, M. S., Fish, J. N., Conrad, A., & Schuetz, N. (2019). Diverse community contexts and community resources for sexual and gender minority youth: A mixed‐methods study. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology. 

  • This mixedmethods study examined the relationship between community size and the climate toward SGM individuals and the availability and utilization of SGM community resources. 

Day, J. K., Fish, J. N., Grossman, A. H., & Russell, S. T. (2019). Gay‐Straight Alliances, Inclusive Policy, and School Climate: LGBTQ Youths’ Experiences of Social Support and Bullying. Journal of Research on Adolescence.

  • Identifies unique pathways through which inclusive policies and school climate impact youths experiences in schools

Sexual Health

Dyer, T., Turpin, R., Stall, R., Khan, M., Nelson, L., Brewer, R., Friedman, M., Mimiaga, M., Cook, R., O'Cleirigh, C., Mayer, K. (2020). Latent Profile Analysis of a Syndemic of Vulnerability Factors on Incident STI among Black Gay and Bisexual Men in the HPTN061 Study. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Turpin, R. E., Rosario, A. D., & Dyer, T. (2020). Barriers to Syphilis Testing among Men who have Sex with Men: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Sexual Health. 

Turpin, R. E., Salerno, J. P., Rosario, A. D., & Boekeloo, B. (2020). Victimization, Substance Use, Depression, and Sexual Risk in Adolescent Males Who Have Sex with Males: A Syndemic Latent Profile Analysis. Archves of Sexual Behavior

Turpin RE, Slopen N, Boekeloo B, Dallal C, Chen S, Dyer T. (2020). Testing a Syndemic Index of Psychosocial and Structural Factors associated with HIV Testing among Black Men. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 

  • Examines intersections of risk factors including mental health associated with less HIV testing among heterosexual and gay/bisexual African American men.

Turpin, R. E., Slopen, N., Chen, S., Boekeloo, B., Dallal, C., & Dyer, T. (2019). Latent class analysis of a syndemic of risk factors on HIV testing among black men. AIDS Care31(2), 216-223.

  • Uses latent class analysis to identify a syndemic of risk factors including mental health associated with less HIV testing among heterosexual and gay/bisexual African American men.

Nelon, J., Garney, W., Aparicio, E., Phillips, D., Wilson, K., Garcia, K., & Anderson, K. (2019). 227. Utilization of Social Network Analysis To Understand Birth Control Uptake In Youth Who Experience Homelessness. Journal of Adolescent Health64(2), S116.

Aparicio, E. M., Shpiegel, S., Grinnell-Davis, C., & King, B. (2019). “My body is strong and amazing”: Embodied experiences of pregnancy and birth among young women in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review98, 199-205.

Combs, K. M., Aparicio, E. M., Prince, D. M., Grinnell-Davis, C., Marra, L., & Faulkner, M. (2019). Evidence-based sexual health programs for youth involved with juvenile justice and child welfare systems: Outcomes across settings. Children and Youth Services Review100, 64-69.

Jones, A. A., Dyer, T. V., Das, A., Lasopa, S. O., Striley, C. W., & Cottler, L. B. (2019). Risky Sexual Behaviors, Substance Use, and Perceptions of Risky Behaviors Among Criminal Justice Involved Women Who Trade Sex. Journal of Drug Issues49(1), 15-27.

  • Examines sex trading among women in the criminal justice system calling for gender specific interventions.

Feelemyer, J., Dyer, T., Brewer, R., Hucks-Oritz, C., Der Mei, W. V., Cleland, C., Mazumdar, M., Caniglia, E., Geller, A., Scheidell, J., Feldman, J., Mayer, K., & Khan, M. (2020). Longitudinal associations between the disruption of incarceration and community re-entry on substance use risk escalation among Black men who have sex with men; a causal analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 108123. ​

Salerno, J. P., Kachingwe, O. N., Fish, J. N., Parekh, E., Geddings-Hayes, M., Boekeloo, B. O., & Aparicio, E. M. (2020). “Even if you think you can trust them, don’t trust them”: An exploratory analysis of the lived experiences of sexual health among sexual minority girls in foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 116, 105161. 

Braun-Harvey, D. & Vigorito, M. A. (2020). Out of control sexual behavior. In Y. M. Binik & K. S. K. Hall (Eds.). Principles and practice of sex therapy, 6th ed. (pp 269-293). New York: The Guilford Press.

Scales and Measurement

Phillips II, G., Felt, D., Fish, J. N.,Ruprecht, M. M., Birkett, M., & Poteat, V. P. (2020). Commentary: limitations and misrepresentation of “mischievous responders” in LGBT+ health research. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Krueger, E.A., Fish, J.N., Hammack, P.L. et al. (2020). Comparing National Probability and Community-Based Samples of Sexual Minority Adults: Implications and Recommendations for Sampling and Measurement. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 

Baams, L., Keikens, W., & Fish, J. N. (2020). The rejection sensitivity model: Sexual minority adolescents in context. Archives of Sexual Behavior.

McGuire, J. N., Berg, D., Catalpa, J. M., Morrow, Q. J., Fish, J. N., Steensma, T., Cohen-Kettenis, P. T., & Spencer, K. (2020). Utrecht Gender Dysphoria Scale Gender Spectrum (UGDS-GS): Construct validity among transgender, nonbinary, and LGBQ samples. International Journal of Transgender Health. 

Fish, J. N., & Krueger, E. A. (2020). Reconsidering approaches to estimating health disparities across multiple measures of sexual orientation. LGBT Health.

Catalpa, J. M., McGuire, J. K., Fish, J. N., Nic Rider, G., Bradford, N., & Berg, D. (2019). Predictive validity of the genderqueer identity scale (GQI): differences between genderqueer, transgender and cisgender sexual minority individuals. International Journal of Transgenderism20(2-3), 305-314.

  • Assess the degree to which the GQI captures differences in the experiences of people with diverse gender identities.

Holman, E. G., Fish, J. N., Oswald, R. F., & Goldberg, A. (2018). Reconsidering the LGBT Climate Inventory: Understanding Support and Hostility for LGBTQ Employees in the Workplace. Journal of Career Assessment, 1069072718788324.

  • Challenges current measurement, and underlying assumptions, of the workplace experiences of LGBTQ employees.

Bias & Discrimination

Fish, J. N., & Russell, S. T. (in press). Sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts are unsubstantiated, unethical, and harmful. American Journal of Public Health. 

Martin-Storey, A. & Fish, J. N. (2019). Victimization disparities between heterosexual and sexual minority youth from ages 9 to 15. Child Development.

Rice, C. E., Fish, J. N., Russell, S. T., & Lanza. S. T. (2020). Sexual minority-related discrimination across the life course: Findings from a national sample of adults in the United States. Journal of Homosexuality. 

  • Estimates developmental differences in everyday discrimination, health care discrimination, and victimization among sexual minority adults in the US

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Other Publications

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Books

Fish, J. N., Baams, L., & McGuire, J. (in press). Sexual and gender minority mental health issues among children and youth. Oxford Handbook of Sexual and Gender Minority Mental Health. Rothblum, E. (Ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.  

  • Provides a comprehensive and forward thinking overview of current knowledge on mental health issues among SGM youth. 

Articles

Williams, N. D., & Anderson, E. A. (2019). Overlooked: Minorities’ mental health gains from the ACA and the consequences of repeal. NCFR Report - Spring 2019.

  • Outlines coverage gains and increased mental health access for people of color and LGBT individuals under the Affordable Care Act. Draws on these gains to discuss what these populations stand to lose if the ACA is repealed. 

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