With more than 3,500 guest rooms, Resorts World is Hilton’s largest property comprised of three brands: Las Vegas Hilton, Conrad Las Vegas and Crockfords Las Vegas. The trio offers a delightful mix of accommodations. From the 1,774-room property’s grand return to the Las Vegas Hilton’s storied history to the 1,496 rooms at the largest Conrad in the world and the super posh, ultra-luxurious digs at the Crockfords, Resorts World is truly ushering in a new era in Las Vegas. There is so much to see and do that we’re distilling it down to some of our favorites of the moment, starting with the location of our cover shoot.
The Biden Administration has made important progress to advance full inclusion and equal protection for LGBTQI+ Americans. However, the effectiveness of this work has been limited by incomplete information on the number of LGBTQI+ people in the United States, their experiences engaging with federal agencies, and the disparities they face in their daily lives. The Evidence Agenda released today highlights the opportunities to advance LGBTQI+ equity that increased federal data collection and evidence building would create, and provides a roadmap to guide these efforts. Grounded in evidence, the agenda builds on and continues work taking place across federal agencies and integrates knowledge and expertise from numerous community leaders and technical experts both inside and outside the U.S. government.
The Evidence Agenda includes:
- An overview of the priority evidence gaps the Biden-Harris Administration has identified where increased SOGI data collection will support more evidence-informed programs and policies;
- Specific questions that agencies will consider as they seek to build and use evidence to improve the health and well-being of LGBTQI+ people; and
- Important guidelines for collecting SOGI data on forms, such as benefits applications, including the safeguards agencies might use to enable robust SOGI data collection while protecting individual privacy, security, and civil rights.
The Evidence Agenda builds on the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic progress to advance LGBTQI+ data equity, including:
- Securing $10 million for 2023 in the bipartisan government funding bill to research adding questions about LGBTQI+ Americans to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, a vital statistical tool, to illuminate disparities LGBTQI+ people continue to face;
- Releasing one of the largest LGBTQI+ inclusive federal household surveys through the Census Bureau’s Pulse Survey, which provided vital and timely data about the higher rates of economic, housing, and food insecurity that LGBTQI+ households faced during the COVID-19 pandemic;
- Releasing a comprehensive consensus study from the Department of Health and Human Services on measuring sexual orientation and gender identity data to inform research on how to best serve LGBTQI+ Americans; and
- Improving the ability of all Americans to accurately provide personal gender identity information on federal forms, including by offering passports with “X” gender markers for the first time, and removing onerous requirements for updating gender information with the Social Security Administration.