Southern Wisconsin’s Representative Tammy Baldwin – probably the highest-profile lesbian in national politics – issued a short video yesterday, arguing that LGBT Americans should be more involved in the healthcare debate. While the most prominent healthcare reform bill circulating in the US Senate includes no LGBT-related provisions, a different version being discussed in the House of Representatives includes a provision allowing for data collection on LGBT health issues. Look for more on this issue from us next week!

(h/t Towleroad)

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