Aug, 25, 2021

Governor launches effort to enhance demographic analysis, state services for LGBTQ+ New Mexicans

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an executive order directing executive state departments to begin collecting voluntary self-identification information pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity. The order will enhance the capacity of state agencies to address health disparities and identify and remove barriers to effective care for non-conforming and traditionally undeserved individuals, as well as enhance services and outreach.