Lambda Legal Celebrates Historic Confirmation of Dr. Rachel L. Levine as HHS Assistant Secretary for Health
Lambda Legal celebrates the Senate confirmation of Dr. Rachel L. Levine as HHS Assistant Secretary for Health. Dr. Levine is the first openly trans individual to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Lambda has long fought for trans rights, and this historic confirmation has added necessary trans representation in a high-ranking position.
In a 52-48 vote, the United States Senate confirmed the appointment of Dr. Rachel L. Levine to lead the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health of the Department of Health and Human Services.