"For the first time in its history, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey included gender identity and sexual orientation in the survey released in August, finding that LGBTQ adults reported living in households with higher food and economic insecurity.

“LGBTQ+ people are more likely to work in jobs in highly affected industries, often with more exposure and/or higher economic sensitivity to the COVID-19 pandemic, including food service, education, health care and retail. As a result, LGBTQ+ people have been more likely to lose their jobs, which often results in the loss of health care, paid leave and other benefits that are even more critical during a pandemic,” J. Maurice McCants-Pearsall, director of the HIV & Health Equity program at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation," Check it out here.  

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