Pride With Heart

In June, we uplift the LGBTQ+ community for Pride Month. For over 50 years, they have marched to commemorate their struggle and fight against discrimination in health care, employment, and housing across the country and around the globe.

As the crisis of health inequity takes a toll on underrepresented and under-resourced communities,

LGBTQ+ individuals also find they are heavily impacted because of their diversity of age, race, gender identity, ethnicity, location, and socio-economic level.


of sexual minorities report some form of discrimination by clinicians. That number goes up to 70% when gender is an issue.

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LGBTQ+ adults smoke at a rate 2.5 times higher than heterosexual adults.

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1 in 5

LGBTQ+ adults smokes regularly

Survivor Story: Lindsey Huie

Lindsey Huie is a collegiate and professional soccer star. She’s a former member of the Women’s National Team and is currently a member of the L.A. Galaxy. She’s also a heart survivor.

Here is her story

AHA Pride unisex jersey grey t-shirt with an LGBTQ+ heart graphic

Shop With Heart

Raise awareness about LGBTQ diversity and inclusion when it comes to matters of the heart with the AHA Pride tee. Available in adult sizes XS through 4XL.

We are proud of the work we do to build lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke for ALL Americans.

Pride Month Ambassadors

Scroll to read about these influential members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community.