Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a long anticipated look at the health of Americans that describe themselves as gay, lesbian or bi-sexual.
The report is the first large-scale government survey of this kind.
It offered an analysis of key public health issues such as smoking, drinking, medical coverage and overall well-being.
Gary Gates is with UCLA’s Williams Institute and is a recognized expert on the geography and demography of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population.
We'll talk to him about the report, and what's its importance.