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.

  • 12%

    12% of LGBTQ people in MN are uninsured, compared to 4.9% overall.
    (RHI Voices of Health, 2014)

  • 15%

    15% of Transgender individuals report discrimination in a health care setting in the last 12 months.
    (RHI Voices of Health, 2014)

  • 60%

    60% of Bisexual individuals report not being out to their doctor.
    (RHI Voices of Health 2014)

Current Projects:

LGBTQ Provider Directory, in partnership with the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
• 'Be your own healthcare advocate' — Patient Toolkit
• LGBQ Minnesota Student Survey Data Report
• Creating the MN LGBTQ Standards of Inclusion for Health & Human Services

NATIONAL Voices of Health Survey


Share your experience & help us fight for LGBTQ health equity in our communities!


MN LGBTQ Patient Toolkit

Designed by LGBTQ people for LGBTQ people, RHI’s Patient Toolkit is an interactive online and comprehensive in-print resource.