Transgender Health

Transgender Health

Over 35 Health Associations, Providers Urge Trump Admin to Stop Federal Anti-Trans Discrimination

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Over 35 national health care associations and providers have sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging them to drop reported plans to narrowly define sex as an immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth.  ...
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Historic Vote Brings Comprehensive Trans* Health Care to Oregon

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Transgender Oregonians on the Oregon Health Plan should be able to receive hormonal and surgical healthcare prescribed by their physician, starting in 2015. ...
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Unanimous Decision on Transgender Health Care

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The Public Employees Benefits Board (PEBB) voted unanimously Thursday to support transgender inclusive healthcare for public employees in Washington state. ...
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Maryland to Provide Nondiscriminatory Health Coverage to Transgender State Employees

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Maryland has changed its employee health care policy to remove all language that denies coverage to transgender people for transition-related health care. ...
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Report Finds Transgender-Related Discrimination Harms Health

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Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months. ...
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Transgender Health Care Exclusions No Longer Permissible in Washington State

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Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler: Health insurance policies sold in Washington state cannot discriminate against transgender residents. ...
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New York Court Approves Name Change, Adds Gender Clause

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The brief accompanying the motion points out that name change orders and gender change orders are legally different and should not be conflated. ...
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Hormone Replacement Therapy Denied to Illinois Transgender Woman

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Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of Naya Taylor, a transgender woman in Illinois denied medical care after she requested hormone replacement therapy. ...
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GLMA Supports New AMA Policies to Improve LGBT Health

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Blood donor deferral criteria, early treatment for HIV, transgender birth certificate policies, and confidential care for minors were the topics discussed. ...
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Marginalized Populations around the World Unite, Call for Revised Approach to Global HIV Epidemic

Marginalized Populations around the World Unite, Call for Revised Approach to Global HIV Epidemic
Gay men, drug users, sex workers, transgender people, and people living with HIV release joint recommendations for a more effective global AIDS response. ...
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