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I. In Washington on August 2 nd , 2010, The Human Rights Campaign called Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana to immediately adopt an LGBT inclusive patient nondiscrimination policy and train all hospital staff on compliance in the wake of a recent incident experienced by a transgender woman who faced degrading treatment at the hospital. On July 18, 2010, Erin Vaught, a transgender woman, went to the emergency room at Ball Memorial seeking treatment for what she suspected was a lung infection. According to an account of the incident published in the Muncie Star Press, Vaught faced
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Unformatted text preview: degrading treatment at the hands of numerous hospital staff. II. Although these people are different, the hospital has no right to discriminate against anybody that is gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. The HRC is right to try to regulate this hospital from discriminating. Although they are in the process of getting the hospital to adopt this, they should do this to all hospitals across the United States....
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