Even though the government is shutdown, the Affordable Care Act is still in effect. This means that thousands of people who were previously denied access can now get the health care they need. Tons of sites are now popping up to help people navigate how the new healthcare system can best help them.
A particularly great one is out2enroll.org. It has tons of great resources and explanations on everything that queer folks might want to know on how they can get the best care options. Check it out!