RB6_8   The LGBTQ communities in the nation report experiences of discrimination across many areas of life. This research explores the healthcare experiences of LGBT population in the metro and the nonmetro geographies of the nation. Data are from a national survey of adults conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Washington Post during November/December 2022. The results show that the LGBT population is discriminated in healthcare; discriminative practices such as failing to treat the LGBT patient with dignity and respect are more pronounced among the nonmetro.