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Andrew Cray

Policy Analyst

Expertise: LGBT issues, health care

Andrew Cray is a Policy Analyst for LGBT Progress at American Progress. His work includes advocating for LGBT inclusion and engagement in state implementation of the Affordable Care Act, raising awareness of health insurance policies that improve coverage for LGBT families, LGBT-inclusive data collection, and improving outcomes and support for LGBT youth.

Prior to joining American Progress, Andrew was a health law and policy fellow at the National Center for Transgender Equality where he advocated for fair access to affordable, high-quality health care for transgender patients. Prior to NCTE, Andrew acted as a consultant to the National Coalition for LGBT Health, serving as the lead researcher and author of the coalition’s comprehensive report on veterans’ health programs and the health needs of LGBT people who have served. Andrew holds a B.S. in communications from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.