Advancing Health Equity

There are significant health disparities facing members of Minnesota’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. Our goal is health equity for the LGBTQ community.

Find out how we’re doing it.

  • 51%

    51% said cost was a barrier to accessing healthcare, even if they had health insurance.
    (RHI Voices of Health, 2016)

  • 32%

    32% of LGBTQ respondents had been homeless at least once in their lifetime.
    (RHI Voices of Health, 2016)

  • 58%

    58% have experienced an unwanted sexual act.
    (RHI Voices of Health 2016)

Current Projects: 

  • - Have you heard the big news? RHI is merging with MN Aids Project!
  • - Our 2016 Voices of Health Report is here & available to download  
  • - Are you LGBTQ, and live in MN? Take our online health survey today!
  • - Want to read the latest news from RHI?  Check our our news section!


Invisible Youth

Read the report on the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning adolescents in Minnesota: 

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MN LGBTQ Patient Toolkit

Designed by LGBTQ people for LGBTQ people, RHI’s Patient Toolkit is a comprehensive online resource.