5 LGBTQ things you need to know today, April 23

1. The Trump Administration will allow anti-trans discrimination in health care. According to the Advocate, "The administration will reverse a mandate of the ACA which bars discrimination against trans patients...
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Gay groups react to Supreme Court ruling on ‘Obamacare’

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National and local LGBT groups are praising today’s Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act. The court, in a 5-4 ruling, found the ACA mostly constitutional and upheld the controversial "individual mandate" portion of the law.

The law, often called Obamacare among politicos and pundits, is a landmark among President Barack Obama's presidential accomplishments. Several national LGBT and HIV groups supported the law, saying it would help those with HIV and other health conditions.

Signed into law in 2010, the ACA will make it easier for low and middle income Americans to purchase health insurance. Republicans have railed against the law, saying that a provision requiring Americans to purchase insurance, under the penalty of fines, is government overreach.